Temple Women's Rowing
Tommy Meehan

Women's Rowing

Successful Murphy Cup for Women's Rowing

PHILADELPHIA — The Temple women's rowing team hosted the 35th Annual Murphy Cup Regatta on the Schuylkill River on Saturday. Facing some heavy competition, the Owls advanced to five finals on the day, coming away with a medal in the novice eight race.Murphy Cup Logo

Temple boats advanced through the heats in the varsity eight, second varsity, varsity four, second varsity four, and novice eight races. Highlighting the day, the novice eight grabbed a bronze medal, outpacing Colgate, Drexel, and Fordham in the finals. Temple's time of 7:01.24 was just behind Northeastern and St. Joseph's, who finished atop the podium. The Owls got to the finals with a second-place finish in the heats, with a time of 7:32.41.

In varsity eight racing, Temple opened the day with a win in the heats, dispatching Drexel, Villanova, and Pittsburgh with a time of 6:40.50. In the finals, the Owls finished a great day of racing with a time of 6:36.00 to place fifth in the grand finals. 

The second varsity eight opened the day with a second-place finish in the heats, clocking in at 7:12.98 to just miss out on a spot in the grand final. In the petite final in the afternoon, the crew placed third overall with a time of 6:44.72.

Both varsity four boats advanced to the finals after solid morning races. The first varsity four opened with a second place finish, clocking at 7:32.09, while in their race, the 2V4 also took second, finishing in 7:56.80. In the finals, the first varsity boat took fifth in 7:28.85, while the second varsity took sixth in a time of 8:02.09.

Temple's other entry on the day, the novice four, took third place in the morning heats, finishing just outside a finals spot.

The Owls are back in action on April 1, hosting Drexel and Duquesne on the Schuylkill River.

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Racing Line-Ups 
V8 2V8 N8
cox - Kelley cox - Nussbaum cox - Carrigan
8 - Millio 8 - Savage 8 - Bonner
7 - Brooks 7 - Schrieber 7 - Holloway
6 - O'Sullivan 6 - Hartmen 6 - Cook
5 - Forman 5 - Kiehn 5 - McGee, Kerianne
4 - Mehler 4 - Tucker 4 - Newcomer
3 - Ober 3 - Alford 3 - Defuso
2 - McGee 2 - Rosado 2 - Frensley
1 - Grisanti 1 - Scanlin 1 - Harte
V4 2V4 N4
Cox: Petrosino Cox: Weiss Cox - Miller
4 - Huuki 4 - Kolodziewska 4 - Szypula
3 - Pansky 3 - Johnson 3 - Cimino
2 - Gresham 2 - Shannon 2 - Schroth
1 - Driscoll 1 - Gleason 1 - McBall 
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