D'Youville Varsity 4+ Captures Match Race Over Cazenovia

Cazenovia, NY-D'Youville had their Varsity 4+(A) and Novice 4+(B) battled it out under fierce head winds on Cazenovia Lake this morning against long time rival Cazenovia College in a 4500 meter match race.

The Spartan Varsity 4+ won the race by a margin of 5:34 over the Cazenovia boat. The D'Youville Varsity 'B' entry finished in third place.

Final results of the 4500-meter match race:
1. D'Youville 'A' 22:56
2. Cazenovia 28:30
3. D'Youville 'B' 30:32

Head Coach John Dorn after today's race: "It definitely takes a certain level of toughness to race in conditions such as we did today. I was really happy with how the team performed as they worked together to drive the boats down the course. Today's experience will serve us well as we prepare for our last race of the season"

Here are today's boat lineups:

Varsity 4+ lineup:
Cox: Krista Hoover
Stroke: Sydney Byron
3: Briana Bartholomew
2: Alaina Pariso
Bow: Lindsey Hurley

Novice 4+ lineup:
Cox: Abigail Fox
Stroke: Sarah Ernst
3: Leanne Schad
2: Kristen Petrushesky
Bow: Molly Sabido

With the exception of coxswain Fox, the enter Novice 4+ crew was making their first collegiate rowing appearance.

The final race of the fall competition season takes place October 24 versus Canisius College on the Spartan's home course at West Side Rowing Club (40 Porter Ave.; Buffalo, NY). Start time is 6:45 a.m.