ROME, N.Y. – Franklin & Marshall's women's rowing team placed second in both of their races against boats from Hamilton and Skidmore on Sunday on the Erie Canal.
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F&M's First Varsity 8+ boat of Kathryn Benedetto (coxswain), Katie Benham (8), Jillian Goss-Holmes (7), Teresa Chappell (6), Sarah Nelson (5), Erin Smith (4), Milly Herz (3), Leah Issokson (2) and Paige Alexander (1) completed their event at 8:22.0, good for second ahead of Skidmore (8:41.6). Hamilton was first with a time of 8:06.7
A boat of Dori Coplan (coxswain), Rachel Topper (8), Anna Kohler (7), Helen Nelson (6), Annette Von Jaglinsky (5), Jamie Davidow (4), Margaret Stoner (3), Rebecca McCain (2) and Taylor Baker (1) competed in the Second Varsity 8+ race, also registered a runner-up finish with a time of 8:52.5. Hamilton also won that race at 8:26.6.
The course was 2,000-m upstream with a mild current, the headwind was registered at 8-11 miles per hour.
Spring competition continues for F&M next weekend with the Knecht Cup in West Windsor, N.J. The two-day event begins on Saturday.