Diplomats Fifth at Murphy Cup

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – F&M men's varsity 8+ made it to the Petite Finals of the Men's Collegiate Varsity 8+ event at the Murphy in Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon. The Diplomats took fifth in the event which featured teams from all three divisions.

The men's varsity 8+ of Felipe Barron-cox, Nick Ferra-stroke, Clement Hsu, Will Riegel, Jeff Smith, Connor Tencate, Jake Seidenberg, David Kaess, Will Kiefer faced the toughest competition of the year, competing against schools like Temple, University of Virginia, and the University of Delaware, among other larger schools. F&M finished with a time of 6:35.01, Drexel won the event at 6:07.51.

F&M returns to the water at the Neuweiler Plate, April 2 at Gifford Pinchot State Park in York County, against Lehigh University, Penn State.