BOSTON, Mass. - Franklin & Marshall's Varsity 4+ boat improved upon last year's performance and once again finished in the top half of their race at Sunday's 54th-annual Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston.
A team Dori Coplan (coxswain), Helen Nelson (4), Margaret Stoner (3), Liz Brodie (2), and Sam Hershey (1) rowed to a 14th-place showing out of 40 competitors with a time of 22:21.224. FIT finished first at 20:48.312. The Diplomats finished ahead of groups from Washington, Pittsburgh, Florida, Colorado, and several other DI opponents.
F&M improved upon a 17th-place finish at last year's event.
The fall season draws to an end next Saturday when the Diplomats travel to Philadelphia for the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta.