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Women’s Rowing Wins One Race and Posts a Runner-Up Finish at New England Championships

Women’s Rowing Wins One Race and Posts a Runner-Up Finish at New England Championships

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Connecticut College women's rowing program raced in the New England Championships at Lake Quinsigamond on Saturday. The Camels posted won a race and also registered a runner-up performance to finish 12 among 28 scoring teams at the all-day event.

After edging out Bowdoin in a time trial, sophomore coxswain Anna Jeffers (Cambridge, Mass.) led the third varsity four to a victorious time of 8:07.501 in the grand final. The winning group also included juniors Madelyn Brewer (Dallas, Texas), Rebekah Duseau (Conway, Mass.), Julia Vitagliano (Newton, Mass.) and Alexa Bassler (Belmont, Mass.).

Freshman coxswain Kelley Spy Frumer (Bowdoinham, Maine) guided the second varsity four to a runner-up finish in 8:00.644. The team also consisted of sophomores Jessica Hunnewell (Sherborn, Mass.) and Emma Gutheinz (Camden, Maine) as well as juniors Martha Willey (New York, N.Y.) and Gavriella King (Raymond, Maine).

Connecticut College will trek back to Lake Quinsigamond next weekend to compete at the National Invitational Championship Regatta.

Final Team Standings

1. Bates 102; 2. Wellesley 92.16; 3. Williams 68.72; 4. WPI 67.08; 5. Wesleyan 66.82; 6. Tufts 65.75; 7. Vermont 49.22; 8. Smith 40.77; 9. Trinity 39.82; 10. Bowdoin 36.55; 12. Connecticut College 29.80.

Connecticut College Women's Varsity Four Lineup: S: Maddy Fenderson; 2. Shelby Purdum; 3. Hope Murphy; B: Camden Cone; C: Joyce Welch.

Connecticut College Women's Second Varsity Four Lineup: S: Jessica Hunnewell; 2. Martha Willey; 3. Gavriella King; B: Emma Gutheinz; C: Kelley Spy Frumer.

Connecticut College Women's Third Varsity Four Lineup: S: Madelyn Brewer; 2. Julia Vitagliano; 3. Rebekah Duseau; B: Alexa Bassler; C: Anna Jeffers.

Connecticut College Women's Fourth Varsity Four Lineup: S: Julia O'Connell; 2. Julia Whelan; 3. Alice Rusnak; B: Chelsea Dougherty; C: Clara Goldiner.