Bulldogs Fail to Advance to Finals

May 27, 2006

MERCER LAKE, NJ - The Yale women's varsity eight boat placed fifth in Saturday's semifinals at the 2006 NCAA Women's Rowing Championship and failed to advance to the finals. The boat finished with a time of 6:30.3720. Princeton, Brown, Washington State, California, Michigan State and Ohio State all advanced.

The junior varsity eight fared slightly better, placing third in the first repechage with a time of 6:45.2930. Despite their performance, the Bulldogs were just out of a second place finish, which would have allowed them to advance to the finals. California, Washington State, Wisconsin, and Princeton advanced.

The Bulldog four placed fifth in the second repechage with a time of 12.0670 and did not advance. Ohio State, Michigan State, Washington State, and Washington did advance. In the varsity eight for Yale is freshman Cara Dermody, senior Jane Moore, senior Maria Stevens, junior Rachel Jeffers, sophomore Jamie Redman, sophomore Christine Geiser, senior Joanna Hess, sophomore Jennie Hansen. Junior Emily Cleveland is the coxswain.

The second varsity is comprised of senior Alexandra Moser, freshman Emily Matykiewicz, senior Katie Curran, junior Alexis Fleckenstein, freshman Caroline Berson, junior Amanda Rich, sophomore Suzanne Salgado and freshman Christine Glandorf. Sophomore Erin Haber is the coxswain. Junior Julie Andress, freshman Shaughnessy Costigan, sophomore Milica Vujovic, freshman Lilah Hume and coxswain Berkley Adrio make up the four.

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