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Rowing teams a collective 10-3 at Tufts regatta

MALDEN, Mass. -- The Bates women's rowing team went a perfect 6-0 against Tufts and Wellesley on Saturday in Tufts' dual races held on the Malden River, while the Bates men was 4-3 overall in competition against Wesleyan and the University of New Hampshire.

The Bates women fielded their varsity eight (WV8), along with its W2V8 and W3V8. All three boats met Tufts in their morning heats and went unscathed. Both the WV8 and W2V8 were competitive races, with Bates' WV8 prevailing 7:04.269 to 7:08.257, and the W2V8 winning 7:08.483 to 7:12.775. All three boats took on Wellesley in their finals and won there too, with the WV8 lowering its time to 6:57.964 to edge the Blue by over 5 seconds.

The Bates men's varsity eight held off UNH in an impressive victory, 6:16.103 to 6:19.231. The Bobcats also defeated the Wildcat novice eight in the M2V8 Heat 2 in an uncompetitive race. Both boats went on to row against Wesleyan, and the Cardinals prevailed in both cases. The Bates men also defeated Wesleyan in a pair of fours races, both by healthy margins.

The Bates rowing teams compete in Worcester, Mass., on Sunday morning against Rochester and host WPI.

Bates Results at Tufts:

MV8: Heat 2: Bates 6:16.103, UNH 6:19.231; A Final: Wesleyan 6:06.552, Bates 6:16.057.

M2V8: Heat 2: Bates 6:25.093, UNH Novice 7:47.045. Final 1: Wesleyan 6:12.309, Bates 6:20.833.

M3V8: Wesleyan 6:33.621, Bates 6:49.154.

M2V4: Bates 7:21.300, Wesleyan 7:33.500. Bates 7:29.890, Wesleyan 7:44.910.

WV8: Heat 1: Bates 7:04.269, Tufts 7:08.257; A Final: Bates 6:57.964, Wellesley 7:03.312.

W2V8: Heat 1: Bates 7:08.483, Tufts 7:12.775; A Final: Bates 7:13.492, Wellesley 7:24.598.

W3V8: Heat 1: Bates 7:14.955, Tufts 7:40.410; Final 1: Bates 7:11.834, Wellesley 7:30.060.

Bates lineups:

MV8: Coxswain Jacob Sandor '14, Charlie Carey '13, Hank Schless '14, Peter Haley '13, Welles Mathison '16, Andre Gobbo '13, Nicholas Muccio '16, Matthew Johns '13, and, Matthew Silverman '15

M2V8: Coxswain Maggie Carey '14, Perry Mortimer '15, Sam MacGregor '14, Nicholas Flynn '15, Ryan Conrad '15, Tommy Fitzgerald '16, Alex Hadiaris '15, Caleb Glassman '14 and Jamie Naso '16

M3V8: Coxswain Marit Wettstein '16, Jackson Moore '16, Evan Cooper '15, Andrew Voss '16, Leo Foglizzo '16, Samuel Maher '16, John Albanese '16, Chris Kussmaul '16, William Curley '16'

MV4: Coxswain Zhen Gong '16, Jackson Moore 16, William Curley '16, Andrew Voss '16, Evan Cooper '15.

WV8: Coxswain Gabby Bilotta '14, Alex Hill '14, Heather Monty '14, Mallory Ward '15, Jenna Armstrong '15, Elizabeth Sangree '15, Hope King '14, Aisling Ryan '14, and Eliza Barkan '15

W2V8: Coxswain Molly Huffaker '14, Sarah Murphy '14, Hadley Dawson '14, Lauren Hadiaris '13, Margaux Joselow '16, Taylor Kniffin '14, Emma Taylor '16, Rebecca O'Neill '15, and Alison Simmons '16

W3V8: Coxswain Emma-Kate Lindsay '15, Clara Jessup '16, Rachel Ellis '14, Michelle Kelley '16, Caroline Kern '15, Kiera Degener-O'Brien '16, Hannah Weiss '15, Sarah Brooks '16 and Rebecca Moore '15

Tufts Regatta Results