Cougars Open 2010 Season With Strong Showing

Worcester, Mass. - The Clark University men's and women's rowing teams kicked off their 2010 spring season on Saturday and the Men's Second Novice Four claimed a first place finish to highlight the morning's events on Quinsigamond River.

The Second Novice Four turned in a time of 8:29.4, a little more than five seconds ahead of Amherst at 8:34.6.

The women's varsity four, meanwhile, turned in a third place performance with a time of 8:38.5, a little more than a second behind second place WPI.

The men's second varsity four had a second place finish, nearly four seconds behind Amherst.

Both rowing teams return to the water on Sunday when they host the University of Rochester.

Women's Varsity Four
Amherst College, 8:35.0
WPI, 8:37.8
Clark, 8:38.5 (Gen DeAngelis, Katy Nowoswiat, Rachel Goldin, Stella Doughty, Katie Brasington)
Connecticut College, 8:42.1

Women's 2nd Varsity Four
Connecticut College A, 8:40.0
Connecticut College B, 8:43.9
Amherst, 9:15.8
Clark, 9:50.0 (Gen DeAngelis, Lily Morganstern, Ann Rokosky, Julia Greenspan, Selin Volkan)

Women's Novice Four
Amherst, 9:49.5
Clark (3V4), 10:14.9 (Shannon Palmer, Katy Nowoswiat, Katie Brasington, Maggie Flicker, Brenna McCauly)

Men's Varsity Four
Amherst, 7:24.8
Franklin Pierce, 7:29.6
WPI, 7:39.4
Clark, 7:54.2 (Kristen Cullity, James Spina, Andrew Gager, Andy Newton, Matt Lavigne)

Men's 2nd Varsity Four
Amherst A, 8:10.7
Clark, 8:14.1 (Alex Bird, David Brown, Mike Smith, Dan Pologe, Nic Usman)
Amherst B, 8:51.3

Men's 2nd Novice Four
Clark, 8:29.4 (Julia Weiler, Adam Miller, Tom Rodriguez, Doug Crellin, Max Winslow)
Amherst, 8:34.6
Connecticut College, 8:51.6

Men's Novice Four
Amherst, 7:56.7
Conn College, 8:02.3
Clark, 8:03.7 (Julia Weiler, Adam Miller, Wade Packer, Matt Manley, Max Winslow)