Oct. 20, 2009
BOSTON, Mass. - The varsity eight of the University of Connecticut women's rowing team raced to an eighth-place finish on Saturday at the Head of the Charles Regatta, covering the three-mile course in 18:02. UConn's "B" eighth finished 20th in 18:53. Virginia won the Club Eight event in 17:03, followed by Yale in second and Alabama in third.
UConn's varsity eight included senior Mikey Sevick (Simsbury, Conn.), senior Katie Rauscher (Manchester, Conn.), senior Sarah Willhoft (Manchester, Conn.), junior Audrey Squire (Kinnelon, N.J.), senior Lizzie Littlewood (Mystic, Conn.), senior Jenny Reynolds (South Hero, Vt.), junior Morfia Efthimiou (Stonington, Conn.), junior Gretchen Stern (Rexford, N.Y.) and junior Kim Weber (Ridgefield, Conn.).
UConn "B" included senior Leah Masopust (Morris, Conn.), senior Becca Likar (East Lyme, Conn.), senior Kristen Beasley (Centerville, Mass.), sophomore Jessica Chames (Hookset, N.H.), sophomore Amanda Sibley (Old Lyme, Conn.), junior Liz Harsley (Riverdale, N.J.), senior Sylvia Czupi (Woodbridge, Conn.), sophomore Diana Filipek (Sewell, N.J.) and junior Amanda Cote' (Wakefield, R.I.)
The squad concludes the fall race season on Saturday at the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta in Philadelphia.