March 28, 2010
Lorton, Va. - The men's and womens rowing teams battled strong winds and choppy water at the Occoquan Sprints, but managed to win three races and finished no lower than fifth in any of the nine finals they competed in Sunday afternoon.
Among the victorious for the Greyhounds were the women's varsity lightweight 4, who covered the course in 7:43.59. Sitting in the winning boat were Daisy Carter, Elizabeth Staub, Kimberly Winiarczyk and Catriona Miller
Also victorious was the men's novice 4 in 7:19.30 and the men's pair in 7:41.3.
Both the men's and women's varsity 8s took fifth in their respective races, with the men finishing in 5:59.37, just six seconds behind gold medal winning Lehigh. The women finished in 6:36.86, but had a solid victory over North Carolina.
The women's eight, which was coxed by Katherine Griffin, was crewed by Kelly McDermott, Sheila Marsicovetere, Daisy Carter, Leslie Ann Perez, Catriona Miller, Elizabeth Staub, Kim Winiarczyk and Julianne Roccuzzo.
Both the women's novice 4 and novice 8 took third in their races in 8:10.74 and 7:24.27, respectively.
The Loyola crew teams are back in the water next weekend, April 3, at the Murphy Cup.