LEWISBERRY, Pa. – For the fourth-straight year, the Franklin & Marshall women's rowing team captured a third-place finish at the Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference (MARC) Championships. The Diplomats accumulated 30 points on the day, while Washington claimed its second-consecutive title with 38 points, followed by Marietta in second with 37. Mary Washington (25), Bryn Mawr (20), North Park (17) and Richard Stockton (14) rounded out the rest of the standings.
The varsity 8 boat of Julia Scavicchio (cox), Amalia Hack, Allison Hoffmann, Maggie Provencher, Carolina Giraldo, Natalie Guzikowski, Victoria Trovillion, Sarah Nelson and Anna Kohler captured third place in the finals with a time of 7:43.28, earning 26 points for the Diplomats. Washington took first at 6:49.9, while Marietta was next at 6:56.53.
In the second varsity 8 final, F&M also registered a third-place showing when a boat of Emma DeCourcy (cox), Jane Alcorn, Alaina Ignas, Katherine Cousart, Larissa Kehne, Kathryn Rainville, Maayan Shalvi, Kathryn Benedetto and Asia Mateen came in third at 8:50.49. Marietta finished first with a time of 7:52.4, while Washington placed second at 8:16.98.
At the conclusion of the championships, multiple Diplomats earned All-MARC recognition. Guzikowski and Giraldo received Varsity All-MARC honors, while Nelson was named Novice All-Conference. DeCourcy, Giraldo, Guzikowski, Hoffmann, Kehne and Provencher were all named Academic All-MARC for F&M.
To qualify for the Academic All-MARC team, student-athletes must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 and have competed in either 75 percent of the varsity competitions or took part in the MARC Championships.