Top-Ranked Varsity Eight Sweeps 2019 NEWMAC Weekly Awards

(Credit: Phoebe Yeung)

Westwood, MA --- The WPI women's rowing varsity eight completed the season sweep with its third consecutive NEWMAC Boat of the Week award.

Melissa Bazakas-Chamberlain (Belmont, MA), Christine Hovermale (Alameda, CA), Kinsey McNamara (Chelmsford, MA), Marlies de Jong (Huntington Beach, CA), Amelia Harvey (Sudbury, MA), Rachel Lia (South Burlington, VT), Caitlin Kean (Shrewsbury, MA), Eva Barinelli (Tewksbury, MA) and coxswain Madison Healey (Atkinson, NH) continued their winning ways with triumphs over No. 3 Ithaca, No. 9 William Smith (twice), No. 11 Trinity and No. 12 Tufts this past weekend. The win versus the Jumbos also resulted in the Engineers retaining the coveted Bernard Brown Cup.

The varsity eight touts an undefeated record this spring heading into this weekend's NEWMAC Championship.

NEWMAC Release