Women’s Varsity 8 Secures Second at Knecht Cup

Women’s Varsity 8 Secures Second at Knecht Cup

WEST WINDSOR TWP, N.J. – Franklin & Marshall's Varsity 8 A boat registered a second-place finish to lead the women's rowing team on Sunday at the annual Knecht Cup on Mercer Lake in West Windsor Township in New Jersey. 

Kathryn Benedetto (coxswain), Katherine Cousart (8), Allison Hoffmann (7), Sarah Nelson (6), Teresa Chappell (5), Jessica Radlo (4), Erin Smith (3), Jillian Goss-Holmes (2) and Leah Issokson (1) concluded action in the Grand Final with a time of 7:03.76, and were narrowly edge out by Washington College at 7:02.61. 

The Diplomats' B boat of Emilie MacDonald (coxswain), Jamie Davidow (8), Caroline Stolfi (7), Rachel Topper (6), Annette Von Jaglinsky (5), Helen Nelson (4), Margaret Stoner (3), Rebecca McCain (2), Anna Berrettini (1) were also one of only six to advance to the Grand Finals, finishing the race at 7:53.52 to take fifth. 

F&M returns to the water on Saturday, traveling to Philadelphia for the Kerr Cup.