Caballero Larco Takes Home Gold At The Head Of The Housatonic
Oct. 12, 2013
DERBY, Conn. - Claudia Caballero Larco finished first in the Open 1x to lead the UMass rowing squad in its competition at the Head of the Housatonic, hosted in Derby, Conn., on Saturday. Five boats finished among the top three in their respective races as the Minutewomen competed in the Open 1x, Open 2x, Collegiate 4+, Novice 8+, Open 4+ and Collegiate 8+ during the day-long event.
Caballero Larco's gold medal marked the only top spot Massachusetts claimed on the day. UMass earned three additional top-six finishes in the Open 1x as Hallie Dunlap took third in 20:34.7, Rebecca Adams followed at 20:39.7 for fourth and Estefi Marti Malvido totaled sixth in 21:46.5.
Head coach Jim Dietz joined the rowing student-athletes in competition at the Head of the Housatonic, earning a second place finish in the Veteran Men's 1x with a 18:55.7 finish.
The Minutewomen return to action on Oct. 19-20 at the Head of the Charles, hosted in Boston, Mass. The heat races will occur on Saturday, Oct. 19 while the finals are set for Sunday, Oct. 20.
Head of the Housatonic Lineups (Finish - Time)
Event #7 - Open 1x (9:00 AM)
Event #20 - Open 2x (10:20 AM)
Event #29 - Collegiate 4+ (10:50 AM)
Event #33 - Novice 8+ (11:10 AM)
Event #46 - Open 4+ (1:55 PM)
Event #48 - Collegiate 8+ (2:15 PM)
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|Saturday, Oct 4|
|vs Head of the Oklahoma Heats||All Day|
|Sunday, Oct 5|
|vs Head of the Oklahoma Finals||All Day|
|Saturday, Oct 11|
|vs Head of the Housatonic||All Day|
|Sunday, Oct 12|
|vs Seven Sisters Sculling Race||All Day|
|Saturday, Oct 18|
|vs Head of the Charles Heats||All Day|
|Sunday, Oct 19|
|vs Head of the Charles Finals||All Day|