WORCESTER, Mass.--October 15, 2016 – The Women's Rowing Program raced at the Head of the Snake on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, MA – the first race of the 2016-2017 academic year. The women earned silver medals in two events. Twenty-nine women represented the College at the event during Home Coming Weekend for the Camels.
The Women's Varsity Four of coxswain Marisa Gildea, stroke Isabelle Smith, three seat Maddy Fenderson, two seat Amelia DeFrancis and bow Megan Murray placed second out of 17 in 17:52 to the University of New Hampshire's 17:07. The Camels were followed by crews from Bowdoin College, Trinity College and Smith College. The Second Varsity Four of coxswain Annie DiLisio, stroke Kelsey Fischer, three seat Sarah Stephenson, two seat Martha Willey and bow Gavriella King placed 6th. Third Varsity Four of coxswain Joyce Welch, stroke Caroline Kuzoian, three seat Sarah Spound, two seat Julia Vitagliano, and bow Beckie Duseau placed 10th. Fourth Varsity Four of coxswain Mckenzie Griffiths Potter, stroke Emily Senator, three seat Madeline Brewer, two seat Emily Caron, and bow Megan Gummer placed 13th.