Lightweight Rowing Team Wins the Metro Cup

March 4, 2006

WINTER PARK, Fla. - The UCF lightweight rowing team won the Metro Cup on Lake Maitland in Winter Park, Fla. Saturday morning.

The lightweights defeated host Rollins and Villanova to take home the title. In the varsity eight, the Golden Knights recorded a time of 7:07.3 to Rollins 8:02.6. The line-up consisted of Anne Marie Rossi, stroke Lauren Schueler, Laura Brad, Laura Bacci, Lauren Rice, Pamela Wall, Erin Riegel, Megan Mitchell and bow Katie Fulton.

UCF took second place in the varsity four with a time of 7:53.7. Villanova won the race, while Rollins was third. Rowing for the Golden Knights were cox Rossi, stroke Bacci, Rice, Mitchell and bow Brad.

Varsity Eight
1. UCF, 7:07.3
2. Rollins, 8:02.6

Varsity Four
1. Villanova, no time
2. UCF, 7:53.7
3. Rollins, 8:02.9

Novice Eight
1. Rollins, 7:41.6
2. UCF, 7:51.0

Novice Four
1. Rollins, 8:22.5
2. UCF, no time