WORCESTER --- WPI's varsity eight and second varsity eight made a successful 2021 spring debut Saturday on Lake Quinsigamond. The Engineers swept Connecticut College in racing that featured a 10 mph tailwind on a cold and chilly morning.
The varsity eight reached the finish line in a time of 7:10.9, nearly 25 seconds ahead of the Camels (7:35.5). The second varsity eight turned in a time of 7:17.9 to defeat the visitors (7:56.2).
WPI women's rowing returns to the water Sunday, entertaining Trinity on Lake Quinsigamond.
Logan Rinaldi (Rumford, RI) - Coxswain
Jillian Earley (Needham, MA)
Lexi Baker (Candia, NH)
Leila Manojlovic (Stamford, CT)
Amelia Harvey (Weston, MA)
Alexandra Heline (Hebron, CT)
Caitlin Kean (Shrewsbury, MA)
Ashley Schuliger (Lewis Center, OH)
Emily Adams (East Greenwich, RI)
Second Varsity Eight
Emily Howard (Riverside, RI) - Coxswain
Merel Sutherland (Darian, CT)
Shelby Tweedie (Ware, MA)
Maren Cork (Seattle, WA)
Isabel Nearing (Cochecton, NY)
Tricia Smith (West Simsbury, CT)
Megan Tupaj (Amherst, NH)
Alana Guilbault (Bernardston, MA)
Alexa Freglette (Staten Island, NY)
Photo courtesy Geoffrey Bolte