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Rowing races two boats in the 53rd Head of the Charles Regatta
Oct. 22, 2017

BOSTON, MA. – This Saturday, October 21st, the Villanova Women’s Rowing team competed in the 53rd Head of the Charles Regatta. The Wildcats had two boat entries accepted this year, racing in the Club 8 and Club 4 categories.


The line-ups for the events are as follows:


Club 8

Cox – Ellen Cayer

Stroke – Hailey Hurteau

7 – Morgan Mroz

6 – Valerie Burke

5- Eileen Gaffney

4 – Winslow Roche

3 – Katie Donahue

2 – Briggs Mroz

1 – Sofia Haska


Club 4

Cox – Christine Weidenhoft

4 – Eryn McCassey

3 – Julia Taladay

2 – Elizabeth Hagerty

1 – Samantha Sandler


The Club 8 placed 23rd out of 40 crews, just beating out Holy Cross, Colgate and Lehigh. The Club 4 placed 36th out of 53 teams competing. Head Coach Carissa Adams stated, “The Varsity 8 had a great start but encountered a few misfortunes in the middle of the race. I’m proud of the composure and the class our team displayed in today’s race. They are eager to see what they can do next week at the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta. They will have another opportunity to see some of the same competitors they raced against today.”