Temple Women's Rowing

Women's Rowing

Women's Varsity Eight Named American Boat of the Week

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Temple women's varsity eight was named the American Athletic Conference Boat of the Week for the period ending April 17.

The Owls' had a fantastic weekend of racing at the Kerr Cup, highlighted by a gold medal finish by the first varsity eight. Temple snapped Drexel's two-year win streak at their home regatta, winning the Lela H. Kerr Cup for the first time since 1993. The Owls advanced to the finals with a win in the heats, clocking in at 6:30.95, ahead of a six-team field. In the finals, Temple won a tight race in a time of 6:36.16, defeating Fordham, Drexel, St. Joseph's, West Point and Lehigh.

Temple Varsity Eight
cox - Kelsey Franks

8 - Kelly McGee
7 - Emily Leyland
6 - Lily Papaleo
5 - Charlotte Forman
4 - Emilie Mehler
3 - Janie Augustyn
2 - Ciara O'Sullivan
B - Victoria Brooks

Temple is back in action on Saturday, racing for the Kelly Cup at the City Championships. 
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