Women's Crew Has Strong Race at Mercyhurst Classic

Women's Crew Has Strong Race at Mercyhurst Classic

Erie, PA - The D'Youville women's crew team completed their first race of the fall season on Saturday morning at the Mercyhurst Classic.

The women raced a 4+ at Finley Lake on Saturday for a 5k race with a 500m Henley style sprint. D'Youville raced against the likes of several D!and D2 programs such as RIT, Canisius, Mercyhurst, and Robert Morris. Throughout the race, the women were able to hold their place and had a strong finish in their first race of the season.

D'Youville's 4+ lineup was as follows:

Cox: Colleen Greaves (Amherst, NY/Sweet Home)

Bow: Danielle Connolly (Wappingers Falls, NY/Roy C. Ketcham), Molly Schrack (Niagara Falls, NY/Niagara Catholic), Vanessa Grittings

Stroke: Therese Rusch (Tonawanda, NY/Mt. St. Mary's Academy)

The next race for the Spartans will come this Saturday, October 6 as they race in the Head of the Genesee.