Women’s Rowing Takes Part in the 50th Annual Head of the Charles Regatta

Women’s Rowing Takes Part in the 50th Annual Head of the Charles Regatta

Worcester, MA --- WPI women's rowing's competed this weekend at the iconic annual Head of the Charles Regatta.  The Engineers saw their varsity eight place 20th in the collegiate eights on Sunday and the varsity four finish 21st in the collegiate fours on Saturday at the 50th annual event. 

The varsity eight made up of Corre Steele (Stow, MA), SaraBeth Leach (Fairfax Station, VA), Emily Hofmeister (Mission Hills, KS), Maggie Freed (Staunton, VA), Kristin Olson (San Diego, CA), Rebecca Barolli (Middlebury, CT), Sandra Garcia-Fine (Cobleskill, NY), Victoria Loehle (Morganville, NJ) and coxswain Basak Soylu (Mill Creek, WA) reached the line in a time of 18:44.265. 

The varsity four of Sarah Smith (San Jose, CA), Kayla McAvoy (Old Saybrook, CT), Zulean Cruz-Diaz (McAller, TX), Kelsey Stergiou (Manchester, NH) and coxswain Nicole Quintal (Colchester, VT) rowed across the finish line in 20:01.832. 

WPI closes out the 2014 fall season Saturday, competing at the Head of the Fish Regatta in Saratoga Springs, NY.