March 27, 2012
EDISON, N.J. - The Loyola University Maryland men's and women's varsity four boats claimed MAAC Boat of the Week honors for the second-straight week, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday.
The men's varsity four boat placed second at the Murphy Cup Regatta held on the Cooper River in Pennsauken, N.J., on Saturday. The boat of Jordan Mastera, Ryan Walsh, Joe Wawrzynski, Christopher Golon and Thomas Quinn started the day by winning their heat with the second-fastest qualifying time of all four heats, finishing the course in 7:48.69. The boat went on to finish second in the finals to Colgate, finishing in a time of 7:50.47.
The women's varsity four boat also took second at the Murphy Cup. The boat, which featured coxswain Catriona Miller, along with Margaret Ajello, Andrea Almeida, Julianne Roccuzzo and Katherine Griffin, won their heat with the second-fastest qualifying time among the 20 boats at 9:18.21. The group went on to finish second in the finals behind UMass with a time of 9:06.11.
The Greyhounds are back in action on Saturday when they head to Fairfax, Va., for the Occoquan Sprints.