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Women's Rowing Finishes Fifth In Collegiate 8 at Head of the Port

Oct. 15, 2007

Lake Natoma, CA - On Sunday, October 14 the Saint Mary's women's rowing team participated in the Head of the Port. The Gaels women's rowing team posted a fifth place finish in the collegiate eight race, and the two collegiate four boats posted a fifth and seventh place finish while competing in the same race.

In the collegiate eight races, the boat of coxswain Marrah Galvin and rowers stroke Sierra Timmer, Jen Tyndall, Jordan Bonadio, Johanna Timmer, Jacqie Lindo, Sandra Pichelli, Ariele Elia, Linzey Simonson, the Gaels finished the 5,000-meter race in a time of 18:48 to finish fifth out of 14 entries. The Gaels finished six seconds behind UC Davis and three seconds behind Sacramento State. Cal finished in the top two spots with times of 17:40 and 18:17.

Saint Mary's had two boats entered in the collegiate four race, and posted a fifth and seventh place finish in the 12-boat race. SMC's boat of coxswain Kate Shalvoy, and rowers Kyla Tom, Miranda Ripoli, Linzey Simonson, TiffanyWarner, crossed the finish line for the 5,000-meter race in a time of 21:43. The Gaels' second boat of coxswain Marrah Galvin, and rowers Jennifer Morrison, Taylor Logan-Balian, Kristine Myhre, Kate Marrocco posted a time of 22:08.

Saint Mary's will return to the water on October 21 when the Gaels travel to Boston, MA to compete in the Head of the Charles regatta on the Charles River.

Head of the Port Results

Collegiate EightCalifornia B 17:40California A 18:17UC Davis 18:42Sacramento State A 18:45Saint Mary's 18:48Marin 8:54Sacramento State B 18:58River City 19:28California C 19:58Sonoma State 21:07Pacific A 22:12Pacific B 26:47Pacific C 26:52

Collegiate FourUC Davis 20:18Sacramento State 21:00UC Davis 21:01Sacramento State 21:17Saint Mary's A 21:43Cal Maritime 22:01Saint Mary's B 22:08River City 22:48Pacific 22:55Bair Island 23:16Sonoma State A 23:33Sonoma State B 24:49