May 4, 2014

Crew Competes at New York State Collegiate Championship

Whitney Point, NY-The D' Youville rowers battled persistent winds and a strong field of competitors Sunday Morning at the New York State Collegiate Championships in the Women's Varsity 4+ Petite Final.

Women's Varsity 4+ Petite Final results:
1. SUNY Geneseo 8:59.33
2. Ithaca 'B' 9:07.00
3. Binghamton B 9:13.77
4. NYU 9:15.57
5. D'Youville 9:21.08
6. Ithaca 'A' 9:44.10

Boat line up:
Cox: Krista Hoover
Stroke: Brianna Bartholomew
3: Lindsey Hurley
2: Erin Sliwowski
Bow: Emily Sliwowski

Head coach John Dorn after the event, "Although we were striving for a better result in today's race, I am proud of how our student athletes handled themselves under challenging conditions. There were definitely some lessons learned today that we can draw from as we look forward to the fall racing season."

Yesterday the Lady Spartan rowers executed a strong race against solid competition Saturday afternoon at the NYS Collegiate Championships in Heat #2 of the Women's Varsity 4+.

"While we just missed qualifying for the Grand Final," said Head coach John Dorn.  "I am extremely proud of how this young crew handled themselves today. I am confident that our D'Youville rowers will line up for tomorrow's Petite Final ready to race."

Women's Varsity 4+ Heat #2 results:
1. Binghamton 'A' 9:05.58
2. Marist 9:08.69
3. William Smith 9:10.02
4. D'Youville College 9:15.73
5. SUNY Geneseo 9:35.46
6. NYU 9:38.03

Boat line up:
Cox: Krista Hoover
Stroke: Brianna Bartholomew
3: Lindsey Hurley
2: Erin Sliwowski
Bow: Emily Sliwowski