April 4, 2009
COVENTRY, Conn. - The University of Connecticut women's rowing team competed at home at Coventry Lake on Saturday against Marist, Coast Guard and Trinity.
The UConn novice eight boat won its race in a time of 7:04 followed by Trinity in 7:20.32 and Marist in 7:55.17. Coast Guard did not compete in that race. The UConn boast was freshman Sara Trevisani (Duxbury, Mass.), freshman Diana Filipek (Sewell, N.J.), freshman Amanda Sibley (Old Lyme, Conn.), freshman Andriel Doolittle (Clinton, Conn.), freshman Mary Grace Haggett (Ledyard, Conn.), freshman Jessica Chames (Hookset, N.H.), senior Amy Kessler (Bridgewater, N.J.), junior Katherin Siracusa (Storrs, Conn.) and freshman Dana Haddad (Storrs, Conn.).
The Husky varsity eight was second in a time of 6:45.8 as Trinity won the race in 6:44.04. Marist was third in 6:47.1 followed by Coast Guard in 7:00.06. The UConn boat was junior Leah Masopust (Morris, Conn.), senior Kathy Les (South Windsor, Conn.), sophomore Kim Weber (Ridgefield, Conn.), sophomore Gretchen Stern (Rexford, N.Y.), junior Sarah Willhoft (Manchester, Conn.), junior Rebecca Likar (East Lyme, Conn.), junior Katie Rauscher (Manchester, Conn.), sophomore Morfia Efthimiou (Stonington, Conn.) and junior Kristen Beasley (Centerville, Mass.)
The second varsity eight also finished second (7:06.8) behind Trinity (6:54.9). Marist was third (7:22.2) while Coast Guard was fourth (7:27.1). The UConn boat was junior Mikey Sevick (Simsbury, Conn.), junior Julie Konstantino (Orange, Conn.), junior Sylvia Czupi (Woodbridge, Conn.), sophomore Audrey Squire (Kinnelon, N.J.), junior Lizzie Littlewood (Mystic, Conn.), sophomore Taylor Hoige (Baldwinsville, N.Y.), junior Liz Harsley (Riverdale, N.J.), junior Jennifer Reynolds (South Hero, Vt.) and sophomore Amanda Cote (Wakefield, R.I.)
The UConn novice four finished second in 8:22.71 behind Trinity 8:10 and ahead of Coast Guard (8:40.91). The Husky boat was comprised of freshman Brittanie Reinold (Sutton, Mass.). junior Elizabeth Bernard (Bridgeport, Conn.), sophomore Diana Ramirez (El Monte, Calif.), freshman Rosanna Edreira (Newburgh, N.Y.) and freshman Kylie Angell (Trumbull, Conn.).