Women's Rowing

Women's Rowing Wins At Head Of The Fish

UMass Varsity Eight Wins Head Of The Fish

UMass Varsity Eight Wins Head Of The Fish

Nov. 2, 2004

Amherst, Mass. - The UMass women's rowing team won both the varsity eight and quad races at The Head Of The Fish Regatta in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. on Saturday. UMass also had four of the top 12 finishers in the women's open singles event.

The varsity eight consisted of senior Faith Harkins (Marion, Mass.),junior Stephanie Hopf (Hadley, Mass.), senior Lea Jakobsen (Copenhagen, Denmark), sophomore Ellen Maskrey (Pittsburgh, Penn.),junior Katie Berger (Amherst, N.H), junior Catherine Gariepy (Lorraine, Quebec), sophomore Hannah Brewster (Plymouth, Mass.),sophomore Tara Guinan (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.), and sophomore coxswain Kristina Ferraro (Columbus, Ohio). The varsity eight won with a time of 12:23:31. Colgate was second at 12:32:23.

The quad featured Jakobsen, Hopf, Brewster, and Gariepy as the rowers. They turned in a time of 15:20:14. In the singles event, Jakobsen was third (16:26:90), Gariepy was fourth (16:27:34), Brewster was seventh (16:43:10), and Hopf was 12th (17:18.75). Two alums, Katie O'Brien and Lizzy Boyle came in eighth and ninth. Another alum, Laura Hutchinson was fourth in the women's novice single. Both Boyle and Hutchinson are currently assistant coaches.




    Event Calendar

    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
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