April 15, 2017

1V8 and 2V4 Win Their Races on the Scioto River


April 15, 2017

Columbus, Ohio – The fourth-ranked Ohio State women’s rowing team collected wins from the First Varsity Eight and Second Varsity Four on Saturday morning at Griggs Reservoir on the Scioto River against No. 3 Michigan, No. 20 Duke and Notre Dame (RV).

The First Varsity Eight – Alice Riley, Bridget Schodorf, Sandra Dinter, Anne Dietrich, Aina Cid I Centelles, Rachel Engel, Stephanie Williams, Ida Kruse and Cassidy Jenney (coxswain) – collected an impressive 4.8 second win over Michigan with a time of 6:20.0. Duke (6:29.8) and Notre Dame (6:32.1) placed third and fourth behind the Buckeyes and Wolverines.

The Second Varsity Four of Ashley Saba, Joan Darnell, Abby Ernst, Kendell Massier and Emma Warns (coxswain) kept its perfect season going with a 5.4 second win over Michigan (7:28.5) with a time of 7:22.9. With the win, the 2V4 boat is now an unblemished 4-0 in races and has defeated a total of six opponents.

The 2V8 took second place in the second race of the day. Chelsea Harpool, Kimberleigh Warriner, Sarah Peffley, Maddie Perrett, Allyson Baker, Morgan Hummel, Cassandra Johnson, Annie Jachthuber and Anjali Fernandes (coxswain) rowed to a time of 6:32.0, finishing behind Michigan’s winning time of 6:28.9.

Michigan narrowly edged out Ohio State in the First Varsity Four by 2.7 seconds. The boat of Hanna Gottschalk, Hannah Hites, Catherine McNutt, Kaylee Koker and Helen Sudhoff (coxswain) finished with a readout of 7:10.7. Duke (7:24.1) and Notre Dame (7:34.7) came in to the finish line in third and fourth place.

In the Third Varsity Four, it was just Michigan and Ohio State on the water. The Wolverines pulled away from the Buckeyes (7:40.6) to win with a time of 7:28.6.

Both of Ohio State’s novice boats placed second in their races. The 1N8 – Bailey Spees, Madelaine Frendberg, Katherine Kreczmer, Madison Sheahan, Grace Libben, Megan Anderson, Sierra Tiede, Olivia Carter and Cameron Garcia (coxswain) – clocked a time of 6:59.2 to earn its silver. The 2N8 finished with a time of 7:14.2 less than half a second after Notre Dame won its first race of the day with a time of 7:13.8. 

Saturday served as the last home regatta for nine seniors. Aina Cid I Centelles, Stephanie Williams, Allyson Baker, Daphne Socha, Anne Dietrich, Sarah Peffley, Sandra Dinter, Joan Darnell and Cassidy Jenney have played a huge role in the success of the program throughout the past four years. Cid I Centelles and Socha were members of the first national title in program history in 2013. During their time in Columbus, this senior class owns three national titles and have reeled off an impressive four-consecutive conference titles.

Up Next
Ohio State will compete at the Clemson Invite next weekend (April 22-23), its final regular season regatta before the Big Ten Championships (May 13-14).

1V8 Results

  1. Ohio State – 6:20.0
  2. Michigan – 6:24.8
  3. Duke – 6:29.8
  4. Notre Dame – 6:32.1

2V8 Results

  1. Michigan – 6:28.9
  2. Ohio State – 6:32.0
  3. Notre Dame – 6:43.6
  4. Duke – 6:43.9

1V4 Results

  1. Michigan – 7:08.0
  2. Ohio State – 7:10.7
  3. Duke – 7:24.1
  4. Notre Dame – 7:34.7

2V4 Results

  1. Ohio State – 7:22.9
  2. Michigan – 7:28.5
  3. Duke – 7:38.1
  4. Notre Dame – 7:43.7

3V4 Results

  1. Michigan – 7:28.6
  2. Ohio State – 7:40.6

1N8/3V8 Results

  1. Michigan – 6:52.7
  2. Ohio State – 6:59.2
  3. Notre Dame – 7:00.2
  4. Duke – 7:14.2

2N8/4V8 Results

  1. Notre Dame – 7:13.8
  2. Ohio State – 7:14.2
  3. Michigan – 7:15.9 

First Varsity Eight (5-3 W/L by Race, 7-3 Overall)
Alice Riley
Bridget Schodorf
Sandra Dinter
Anne Dietrich
Aina Cid I Centelles
Rachel Engel
Stephanie Williams
Ida Kruse
Coxswain – Cassidy Jenney 

Second Varsity Eight (5-3 W/L by Race, 7-3 Overall)
Chelsea Harpool
Kimberleigh Warriner
Sarah Peffley
Maddie Perrett
Allyson Baker
Morgan Hummel
Cassandra Johnson
Annie Jachthuber
Coxswain – Anjali Fernandes 

First Varsity Four (5-3, 7-3 Overall)
Hanna Gottschalk
Hannah Hites
Catherine McNutt
Kaylee Koker
Coxswain – Helen Sudhoff 

Second Varsity Four (4-0 W/L by Race, 7-0 Overall)
Ashley Saba
Joan Darnell
Abby Ernst
Kendell Massier
Coxswain – Emma Warns

Third Varsity Four (3-2 W/L by Race, 5-2 Overall)
Daphne Socha
Laura Monteso-Esmel
Bianca Piloseno
Rachel Serafy
Coxswain – Meghan Mahoney 

First Novice Eight (2-3 W/L by Race, 5-3 Overall)
Bailey Spees
Madelaine Frendberg
Katherine Kreczmer
Madison Sheahan
Grace Libben
Megan Anderson
Sierra Tiede
Olivia Carter
Coxswain – Cameron Garcia 

Second Novice Eight (1-4 W/L by Race, 4-4 Overall)
Virginia Brosnahan
Kristin Hoying
Kylie Sturgill
Cara Walterbusch
Michayla Binkley
Sheridan Cleave
Sydnee Wilke
Jeanette Gardner
Coxswain – Julia Linares