WORCESTER, Mass. – Kicking off postseason action, the No. 13 Radcliffe heavyweight crew earned a second-place finish at Eastern Sprints today, May 4 on Lake Quinsigamond.
In its varsity eight race, the Black and White finished 4.2 seconds behind first-place Rutgers, clocking in at 6:35.6 in its grand final. Radcliffe's varsity eight picked up one first-place finish in heat two with a time of 6:36.9.
The Black and White's second varsity eight boat recorded Radcliffe's sole first-place victory of the day. Clocking in at 6:37.9, Radcliffe's second varsity eight finished 4.9 seconds ahead of Rutgers to capture the win.
Radcliffe's third varsity eight boat and varsity four B boat each registered second-place finishes in their races, while the Black and White's varsity four A tallied a fourth-place mark.
Radcliffe will take a week break before turning its attention to the Ivy League Championships on May 19 on the Cooper River in Camden, N.J.
Varsity Eight: Katherine Paglione (coxswain), Desmond Goodwin (stroke), Georgia Wheeler (seven), Teresa Rokos (six), Lucy Hamilton (five), Isabelle Bastian (four), Stephanie Eble (three), Rafaela Stalph (two), Erica Holmes (bow)
Second Varsity: Holly Conlon (coxwain), Sarah Tisdall (stroke), Eliza Kallfelz (seven), Hope Cessford (six), Caroline Sharis (five), Amanda Caromicoli (four), Kayla Baker (three), Grace Eysenbach (two), Sophia Young (bow)
Varsity Four+ A: Sophie Haugen (coxswain), Caroline Noble (stroke), Catherine Joyce (three), Sophie De Angelis (two), Mirabel Levine (bow)
Third Varsity: Salome Garnier (coxswain), Jill McEneaney (stroke), Sophia Marie Mascia (seven), Meaghan Townsend (six), Ella Brown (five), Mackenzie Curtin (four), McKenzy Wall (three), Maria Splaine (two), Alexandra Dobbins (bow)