Engineers Placed Second to Tufts University in Final Home Regatta

Engineers Placed Second to Tufts University in Final Home Regatta


- Location: Boston, Mass. (Charles River)

- The Lead: In the final home regatta of the season for the MIT women's lightweight rowing team and this year's senior class, the Engineers finished second to Tufts University on Saturday on the Charles River. This marked the first time MIT has rowed against Tufts, which is ranked No. 3 nationally in openweight, this season.


- in really good conditions on the Charles, the MIT novice boat crossed in a time of 7:54.170 to get things started for the Engineers. In the second varsity 8 competition, MIT crossed in a time of 7:45.257, while the varsity 8 crew finished in 7:08.058 to place just over eight seconds behind the boat from Tufts.


Varsity 8
Cox: Chloe Thacker
8: Kelly Barton    
7: Annika Rollock    
6: Brigid Bane   
5: Sharon Wu
4: Valerie Hunter
3: Michelle Lauer
2: Elizabeth Martin
1: Sylvia Sarnik    

Second Varsity 8
Cox: Prianca Tawde
8: Frances Parker-Hale
7: Anne Kelley
6: Eileen Hu
5: Lucy Milde
4: Hannah Thel
3: Rachel Osmundsen
2: Meghan Reisenauer
1: Sophie Blackburn

Novice 8
Cox: Jennifer Nwenyi
8: Aegneis Frey
7: Megan Diehl
6: Victoria Dean
5: Lila Jansen
4: Ning Guan
3: Cathy Choi
2: Sarah Grunsfeld
1: Erica Flear


- The Engineers are back in action on April 29th as the team travels to the Dad Vail Regatta on the Schuykill River in Philadelphia, Pa. on May 12-13.


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