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PHILADELPHIA - The Temple men's crew team placed second in both the Varsity 8 and Junior Varsity 8 at the Bergen/Kelly Cup Regatta Saturday morning on the Schuylkill River.
The Varsity 8, comprised of Donald Norris (coxswain), Jimmy Barr (Stroke), Aaron Heyde (seat-7), Michael Mirabella (seat-6), Brian Reehill (seat-5), Djordje Vilimanovic (seat-4), Perry Cox (seat-3), Kevin Nally (seat-2) and Brandon Joyce (bow), easily outdistanced rhird place La Salle, but Drexel pushed through at the end for the victory by 4.3 seconds.
The Junior Varsity 8, comprised of Matthew Sbei (coxswain), Sean McKenna (stroke), Joe Bellesheim (seat-7), John Boehm (seat-6), Mike VanAssche (seat-5), Trey Ehmer (seat-4), Steve Lindeman (seat-3), Chris Roberts (seat-2) and Alex Klein (bow), trailed Drexel by just 2.3 seconds with Saint Joseph's 2.1 seconds behind in third place.
The Frosh/Novice 4, comprised of Matthew Ciarela (coxswain), Connor Murphy (seat-4), Pat Woodruff (seat-3), Josh Kuzo (seat-2) and Vince DiPentino (bow), remained unbeaten on the season, winning its fourth race by 10 seconds over second place Villanova.
The Varsity 4, comprised of Nick Palastro (coxswain), Jason Cartwright (stroke), Petar Ivacic (seat-3), Kyle Yerger (seat-2) and Alex Klein (bow), placed second to Philadelphia U.
Temple is off this week and returns to action on May 11-12 at the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta.