WORCESTER -- WPI was the runner up in four of five races, including the Donahue Cup, during Saturday morning's Men's Rowing regatta on Lake Quinsigamond. The conditions featured a tailwind of seven miles per hour.
MIT claimed the cup for the fourth consecutive year, this time with a 6:01.8 in the Varsity Eight. The host Engineers were second (6:07.35) and Williams was third (6:08.02). It was the same order for the Second Varsity Eight with MIT crossing the finish line in 6:11.5. WPI posted a 6:17.6 and Williams logged a 6:25.78. The Third Varsity eight was a head-to-head matchup between the Ephs (6:35.24) and the Crimson and Gray (6:37.54).
Cambridge's Engineers won the Varsity Four in 7:15.9 with WPI second in 7:26.0. Conn. College was third in 7:33.97 and Williams was fourth (7:43.44). The Camels won the Second Varsity Eight in 7:30.17. Williams was the runner up in 7:36.26, just ahead of the Boynton Hillers (7:38.2). A third Conn. College four also competed in the race.
Due to the weather forecast, Sunday's regatta on Lake Quinsigamond with Bates and RIT has been postponed. WPI men's rowing returns to the water Saturday, entertaining Colby, Ithaca, Trinity, UNH and Conn College.
Kenedi Heather (Taunton, MA) - Coxswain
Nathan Pietrowicz (Worcester, MA)
Jeremy Hemingway (Westford, MA)
Michael Eaton (Exeter, NH)
Ben Thornton (Merrimac, MA)
Trevor Dowd (Fairfax, VA)
Frank Campanelli (Avon, CT)
Isaac Beeman (Sammamish, WA)
Lorenzo Dube (Fall River, MA)
Second Varsity Eight
Lily Olsen (Princeton, NJ) - Coxswain
Marc Reardon (Winchendon, MA)
Zack Estrella (Berkley, MA)
Nicholas Carabillo (Simsbury, CT)
Kyle Coleman (Kingston, MA)
James Vorosmarti (Center Valley, PA)
Jeremiah Leonard (Lyme Center, NH)
David Bovich (Verona, NJ)
David Muse (Rye, NH)
Third Varsity Eight
Abby O'Sullivan (Templeton, MA) - Coxswain
Mark Borghesani (Acton, MA)
Joe Crognale (Dedham, MA)
Noah Shoer (Portsmouth, NH)
Matt Schueler (Bridgewater, NJ)
Eric Motler (Schenectady, NY)
Brendan Train (Excelsior, MN)
Griffin Bishop (Carlisle, MA)
Peter Beretich (North Yarmouth, ME)