Women's Rowing Splits Team for Two Regattas

March 17, 2006

ORLANDO- The UCF women's rowing team participates in two different regattas this weekend. The openweights travel to Fellsmere, Fla. to race in the Governor's Cup on Canal 54, while the lightweights stay local and race in the Rollins Tri-Meet on Lake Maitland. Both regattas are scheduled to begin around 8 a.m.

The Golden Knights race against Florida Tech, Columbia, Marietta and Syracuse in the Governor's Cup. UCF will enter five boats, two varsity eights, a varsity four and two novice eights.

At the Rollins Tri-Meet, UCF faces Rollins, Jacksonville, Georgia and Stetson. The lightweights will compete in the women's lightweight varsity eight and women's varsity four races, while the novice are entered in women's novice four.

Next weekend, the openweights travel to Jacksonville, Fla. to participate in the Petrakis Cup, while the lightweights return to Lake Maitland for the Spring Break Race.

Governor's Cup
Varsity Eight
Cox: Katie Chapman
Stroke: Caitlin Pauls
7: Kyla Smith
6: Tanya Kleisler
5: Melissa Westhoff
4: Stephanie Adams
3: Katherine Motes
2: Robin Capers
Bow: Melissa Kroll

Second Varsity Eight
Cox: Kim Swift
Stroke: Tanis Franchuk
7: Mary Rosser
6: Erika Frantz
5: Kristin Roach
4: Samantha Heinrich
3: Tara Rogers
2: Christy Collier
Bow: Brittney Kusner

Varsity Four
Cox: Heather Brooks
Stroke: Jessica Veeneman
3: Christina Smith
2: Vilma Ramos
Bow: Nicole Szwanke

Novice Eight
Cox: Lecelle Johnson
Stroke: Erin Bernier
7: Ausley Gage
6: Ally Baldwin
5: Danielle Leen
4: Jackie Dent
3: Meghan Graber
2: Kaitlin O'Connell
Bow: Taylor Wiatt

Second Novice Eight
Cox: Christen Anderson
Stroke: Ashlynn O'Connor
7: Megan Davies
6: Jill Piontkowski
5: Jennifer Miller
4: Danielle Hopkins
3: Tia Scaltsas
2: Alyson Davis
Bow: Latraia Daniel

Rollins Tri-Meet
Lightweight Eight
Cox: Anne Marie Rossi
Stroke: Laura Brad
7: Lauren Schueler
6: Lauren Rice
5: Laura Brad
4: Erin Riegel
3: Megan Mitchell
2: Katie Fulton
Bow: Pamela Wall

Lightweight Four
Cox: Anne Marie Rossi
Stroke: Laura Bacci
3: Laura Brad
2: Pamela Wall
Bow: Lauren Rice

Lightweight Novice Four
Cox: Ashley Nevader
Stroke: Sarah Woodard
3: Raquel Rojas
2: Valarie Williams
Bow: Kelly Jensen