The Sacred Heart University rowing team hosted two events Saturday, in Shelton, Conn. The Pioneers took on Fairfield University.
The two squads took part in the GIT Your Pink on Day in support of the Get In Touch Foundation. The event promotes early breast cancer detections and teaches young women and girls the importance of self-examination.
SHU concludes the fall portion of its schedule on November 2 at Fall Mets.
- The 2,000m race was contested with tail current, a slight headwind and light chop
- The Fairfield A boat crossed first in a time of 6:35
- The Pioneers Varsity 8+ placed second in the race, crossing in 7:26
- The crew was comprised of Kristen Duffy; Emily Iannantuoni; Ashley Halkowicz; Caroline Bolletino; Mary Brady; Taylor Alviar; Christine Thorp; Brianna Costanza and coxswain Gianna Rodrigues
- The Pioneers 2Varsity 8 placed sixth, with a time of 8:25
- The crew was comprised of Denisse Rodriguez; Juliana Kimberlin; Lauren Bayreuther; Jessica Wallace; Nicole Uttaro; Arianna Salafia; Nicole Lemos; Izabella Rosenberg and coxswain Marissa Nicoloro
- The Pioneers 3Varsity 8 finished fifth at 8:15
- The crew was comprised of Grace Arpin; Mary Lonergan; Emma DaSilva; Emily Bell; Katherine Burnside; Kiara Vicenty; Julia Perreault; Kimberly. Voyteck and coxswain Corinne Bruce
- SHU hosted the Stags for a Varsity 4 and Novice 8 races, both 2,000m in length, with tail current and head winds
- The Novice race was contested with moderate chop, and was won by the Fairfield boat in the time of 8:16
- SHU's B Novice 8 placed second at 8:37 and the Pioneers A boat crossed at 9:14
- The Pioneers B boat was composed of Grace Arpin; Mary Lonergan; Emma DaSilva; Emily Bell; Katherine Burnside; Kiara Vicenty; Julia Perreault; Kimberly Voyteck and coxswain Corinne Bruce
- SHU's A boat was crewed by: Lauren Bayreuther; Jessica Wallace; Nicole Uttaro; Arianna Salafia; Christine Thorp; Katie Demeo; Nicole Lemos; Izabella Rosenberg and coxswain Marissa Nicoloro came 3rd place with the time of 9:14
- The Varsity 4 race was contested in severe chop, and won by the Fairfield C boat in a time of 8:10
- The SHU Varsity 4 boats placed fourth and fifth, with the 1Varsity boat crossing at 8:45 and the 2Varsity finishing with a time of 9:35
- The 1Varsity 4 boat was crewed by Kristen Duffy; Emily Iannantuoni; Ashley Halkowicz; Juliana Kimberlin and coxswain Gianna Rodrigues finished 4th in 8:45.
- The 2Varsity boat was composed of Denisse Rodriguez; Taylor Alviar; Mary Brady; Brianna Costanza and coxswain Katie Graham