Diplomats Conclude Action at Knecht Cup

Diplomats Conclude Action at Knecht Cup

CHERRY HILL, N.J. - A trio of boats took to the water for Franklin & Marshall's men's rowing team at Sunday's Knecht Cup in New Jersey. 

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In the Varsity 4+ DII/DIII Petite Final, the Diplomats' B boat of Giuseppe Inglima (coxswain), Ben Carroll (4), Seth Sherwood (3), Joel Cannon (2), and Brandon Schneider (1) placed second with a time of 7:18.10 and were narrowly edged out by USMMA (7:15.82). F&M's A boat (Meredith Cooney (coxswain), Christian Jones (4), Dylan Smith (3), Muhammad Ahmed Cheema (2), and Carlos Ortiz (1)) also competed in the race and finished at 7:31.20. 

The Diplomats were also represented in the Varsity 8+ DII/DIII Final where Giuseppe Inglima (coxswain), Ben Carroll (8), Lukas Grattan (7), Joel Cannon (6), Seth Sherwood (5), Harris Karlin (4), Steven Nicodemo (3), Ngoun Lay (2), and Brandon Schneider (1) claimed fourth with a time of 6:49.16. MIT won the event at 6:14.69.

F&M's regular season concludes next Saturday at the Kerr Cup in Philadelphia.