April 10, 2017
LOCATION: Potomac River | Washington, DC
PARTICIPANTS: George Washington, Drexel, Rhode Island, Saint Joseph's, Navy, MIT, Georgetown, Dayton
QUICK RECAP: The Duquesne rowing team raced on the Potomac River for the George Washington Invitational over the weekend. The Dukes competed in seven total events.
In the first V8 (6:13.90), the Dukes finished in third, with Saint Joseph's and Georgetown taking first and second. The second race saw a third place finish (6:14.60) for the Dukes, behind George Washington and Dayton.
Second Varsity 8
The Dukes took third in both the first (6:21.60) and second race (6:32.40).
Duquesne had a second-place finish, behind George Washington with a time of 6:39.40.
In the first V4, the Dukes finished in second of three entries with a time of 7:06.30, with George Washington taking first. Duquesne crossed the line in 8:00.30 to take third place in the second V4.
The Dukes head to Philadelphia to race in the Kerr Cup on Saturday, before returning home to compete against West Virginia and Dayton on April 22.
1st Varsity 8 -- 3rd place (6:13.90) // 3rd place (6:14.60)
Coxswain - Faith Caldiero
Sydnie Pennington, Jess Goldstein, Sam Dunn, Cass Holder, Mary Katherine Byrne, Antonia Maffia, Allie Schmitt, Brittney Raible
2nd Varsity 8 -- 3rd place (6:21.60) //3rd place (6:32.40)
Coxswain - Mary Clay
Shelby Rocco, Riley McGonigle, Margot Gagen, Lauryn Garretson, Kaitlyn Clem, Emily Ames, Caroline Redd, Maggie Cunningham
Novice 8 -- 2nd place (6:39.40)
Coxswain - Lindsey Thelk
Nayia Faxio-Douglas, Rachel Kaup, Meredith O'Neil, Amanda Pellegrino, Divine Kandolo, Katie Sistare, Devon Lyons, Alli Lee
1st Varsity 4 -- 2nd place (7:06.30)
Coxswain - Caroline Dirr
Mary Kate Keenoy, Devon Eliason, Madeleine Troppe, and Serena Benages
2nd Varsity 4 -- 3rd place (8:00.30)
Coxswain - Abby Guenther
Alison Kane, Lauren Murray, Molly Harkins, and Sarah Clair