Women's Rowing

Silver medals for women’s rowing varsity 8 at state championship

Hamilton's varsity eight with their silver medals at the New York State Collegiate Championships.
Hamilton's varsity eight with their silver medals at the New York State Collegiate Championships.

The Hamilton College Continentals competed at the 2018 New York State Collegiate Championships on Fish Creek in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., on Saturday.

Hamilton -- ranked sixth in this week's USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Division III Top 15 poll -- qualified for the varsity 8 final for the third straight year by finishing first in its six-boat heat with the second-fastest time of the entire day at 7:18.400. The Continentals posted a time of 7:24.392 in the grand final and outlasted No. 12 William Smith and No. 11 Rochester Institute of Technology by less than four seconds to earn the silver medal. No. 4 Ithaca College won the gold with a time of 7:13.800. Hamilton finished second to Ithaca at last year's championships.

The Continentals won the junior varsity 8 with a time of 7:52.200. RIT finished second with a time of 7:59.061 and Ithaca was third at 8:02.696.

Hamilton continued its winning ways in the novice fours by crossing the finish line in 8:57.100, outrowing the Ithaca Bombers by less than a second.

In the open fours, the Continentals finished fourth with a time of 9:57.576 while Union College won the race with a time of 9:25.600.

Hamilton travels to Worcester, Mass., for the 2018 National Invitational Rowing Championships on Friday, May 11. The event also doubles as the NESCAC Championships.


Rachel Sutor '20 (Cox)
Claire Callahan '18
Perrin Salewood '21
Annie Koglin '20
Danielle Schuman '19
Rachel Cooley '18
Sam Benevelli '18
Alex Brantl '18
Jade Thomas '20

Carson Goos '21 (Cox)
Pauline Santry '21
Katherine Buckley '21
Gretchen Dowdy '21
Julia Hartnett '20
Adriana Jonas '21
Hannah Kaufer '21
Ellie Pinto '18
Isabel Bates '21

Chase Ames '21 (Cox)
McKenna McLean '21
Celine Yam '21
Alex Stetter '20
Riley Nichols '21

Chase Ames '21 (Cox)
Alex Stetter '20
Lily Charron '21
Daniella Edwards '21
Alison Veitch '21