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ROW | Gaels Sweep Santa Clara in Briones Reservoir Duel
Release: Thursday 04/08/2017 
by SMC Athletics
MORAGA, Calif. — The Saint Mary’s rowing team completed their first race of the season at the Briones Reservoir on Saturday sweeping West Coast Conference rival Santa Clara.

In its first dual of the season, Saint Mary’s raced against Santa Clara and took every heat. The first Varsity Eight boat grabbed the first win of the day in 7 minutes, 52.14 seconds beating Santa Clara by 23 seconds. In the second Varsity Eight race, the Gaels finished in first in 8:08.07. Saint Mary’s grabbed first and second place in the only Varsity Four race of the day in 9:13.40 and 9:47.86, respectively.

The weather conditions on the reservoir included a 13-15 mph headwind with 16-18 mph gusts throughout.

The Gaels get back in the water on April 29 for the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships in Rancho Cordova.

Varsity Eight

SMC V8 coxswain Emma Bangs, 8: Frances Guetlich, 7: Alexis McGuire, 6: Olivia Rooney, 5: Beatrice McGinnis, 4: Kelsey Dunne, 3: Kelsey Shinn, 2: Jennifer Faulkner, bow: Shannon Youmans

SMC 2V8 coxswain Kylie Aberle, 8: Torie Dawson, 7: Brianna Pero, 6: Abbie McGill, 5: Elery Bermudez, 4: Trista Ortiz, 3: Sabrina Felix, 2: Rachel Rowland, bow: Hannah Grunbaum

Varsity Four

SMC V4 coxswain Emma Hancock 4: Ashley Godoy, 3: Kimberly Delen-Briones, 2: Katie Pecoraro, bow: Caitlin Comaroto

SMC 2V4 coxswain Allison Pratt, 4: Ruth Karlberg, 3: Jassmine Manriquez, 2: Kendle Norgaard, bow: Sedonia Estacio


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