F&M Battles in Philadelphia

F&M Battles in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – A pair of Varsity 8 boats competed for Franklin & Marshall men's rowing in a four-team event on Saturday in Philadelphia. The Diplomats took on La Salle, Philadelphia University and MARC foe Washington College.

Times are not yet available and will be posted on GoDiplomats.com when they are received. 

In the 1 Varsity 8 race, a boat of Tamir Shemesh (coxswain), James Nelson (8), Sean Hyland (7), Craig Fanto (6), Javier Ricardo (5), Dillan DeCaro (4), Jonathan Munro (3), James Jarvis (2) and Aidan Molloy (1) placed third behind Washington in first and La Salle in second. 

Ryan Paulekas (coxswain), Grant Salley (8), Christopher Howe-Smith (7), Calvin Coffeen (6), Trexler Hirn (5), Joel Cannon (4), Dawei Ren (3), Brandon Schneider (2) and Pierce Lawlor (1) finished fourth in the 2/3 Varsity 8 competition, behind a pair of boats from Washington College and one from La Salle. 

Action continues for F&M next weekend when the Diplomats travel to West Windsor, N.J. to participate in the Knecht Cup on April 9-10.