October 12, 2013

Spartan Rowers Better Rival at Head of the Niagara

Buffalo, NY-The Women's Varsity 4+ executed a solid race plan as they covered their home course on the Black Rock Canal this morning competing against long time rival Cazenovia College.

The Spartan boat won the match race by a comfortable margin of three minutes and twenty six seconds.

Coach Dorn after the race commented, "It was a beautiful autumn day with near perfect rowing conditions, so it was really a great opportunity for the Spartan rowers to enjoy some quality time on the water as they continue to develop as a boat. I am very proud of how our athletes came together today to row a strong race and showcase their skills in front of the home crowd.
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Boat line-up:
Cox: Abigail Fox
Stroke: Sydney Byron
3: Briana Bartholomew
2: Alaina Pariso
Bow: Lindsey Hurley

Varsity 4+ Collegiate Race at Head of the Niagara:                                                               1. D'Youville 13:27.87       2. Cazenovia 16:53.83

Next on the schedule for the D'Youville crew is a return race against Cazenovia on October 20. This time it will be on the Wildcat's home course at Willowbank Yach Club in Cazenovia, NY.