St. Mary's Men's and Women's Rowing Officially Kicks Off Inaugural Varsity Season

St. Mary's Men's and Women's Rowing Officially Kicks Off Inaugural Varsity Season

For Immediate Release · By Monica Vega · mvega@smcm.edu

Philadelphia, Pa. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s and women’s rowing teams opened up their first season as a varsity sport on Saturday morning at the Navy Day Regatta hosted by St. Joseph’s University on the Schuylkill River. 

How It Happened

- The Seahawks began the day racing in the women’s freshmen/novice eight, taking 15th place and finishing the 5000m course with a time of 19:22.260.
- The second race of the day for St. Mary’s would be the women’s junior varsity eight where the Seahawks came in 16th in 18:52.150.
- St. Mary’s would compete in the men’s varsity eight, concluding the race with a time of 15:33.430 for 30th place.
- In the women’s varsity eight, the Seahawks found the finish line at 17:35.340 and landed in the 24th spot.

Seahawks Boat Lineups

- Women’s Freshmen/Novice Eight: Mira League (coxswain), Thea Keppler (stroke), Kylee Naumann (seven), Emma Sigler (six), Shannon Russ (five), Zoe Grabenstetter (four), Katie Ortel (three), Hannah Warlick (two), Kat Bradshaw (bow)

- Women’s Junior Varsity Eight: Jessica Wung (coxswain), Kaitlin Aaby (stroke), Kendall Shriver (seven), Katie Williams (six), Ashley Ziur (five), Ellen Will (four), Clara Comstock (three), Morgan Smith (two), Sammie Alteri (bow)

- Men’s Varsity Eight: Leslie Malick (coxswain), Joseph Cirillo (stroke), Collin Kroh (seven), Perry Conner (six), Spencer Agli (five), Conor Burke (four), Sean Tulley (three), Harrison Ratcliffe (two), Brad Davidson (bow)

- Women’s Varsity Eight: Izzy Hill (coxswain), Lynn Stevens (stroke), Kayla Waring (seven), Alexis Craddock (six), Sarah Connell (five), Catie Kardash (four), Katherine Smith (three), Julia Bowden (two), Mackenzie Begley (bow).

Up next for the Seahawks
10/29 at Head of the Schuylkill Regatta in Philadelphia, Pa.

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