Women's Crew Prepares For Orange Challenge Cup

2006PennWomen'sRowing
Saturday, April 8, 2006 - Syracuse, N.Y.
The Orange Challenge Cup
Penn vs. Syracuse and Northeastern
Directions

THE RACE - Penn hits the road for Syracuse, N.Y., to compete in the Orange Challenge Cup with Syracuse and Northeastern. The Quakers are looking to rebound after finishing third at the Connell Cup two weeks agobehind Yale (6:50.9) and Columbia (7:00.4) in 7:08.3.

RACE SCHEDULE:

8:00 a.m. N8
8:15 a.m. N4
8:30 a.m. V8
8:45 a.m. 2V8
9:00 a.m. V4

LAST SEASON - Syracuse edged Penn by just over a second, winning in 6:31.8 on the Charles River. The Quakers were just behind in 6:33.0, with Northeastern bringing up the rear in 6:39.8.

THE HISTORY - Penn has rowed the Orange Challenge Cup against Syraucse since 1981. Syracuse has captured the last three races and four of the last five, with Penn's last win coming in 1995. Overall, Syracuse has won five times, Northeastern 12 times, and Penn seven times.

PENN PROBABLE BOATINGS:

Varsity 8
C- Zoe Reich
1- Dani Djokic
2- Sarah Burd
3- Valerie Hutchins
4- Libby Mulligan
5- Annie Beitler
6- Kristen Haneman
7- Maura Kelley
8- Emily Steele

2nd Varsity 8
C- Jessica Bartos
1 - Catie Vuksich
2 - Alana Kopke
3 - Kara Ellison
4 - Carolyn Thomas
5 - Marielle Conlon
6 - Gracie Kaplan-Stein
7 - Jackie McEwan
8 - Laura Fox

Varsity 4
C- Maria Leonetti
1- Erin McIntosh
2 - Jerricka LoVerme
3 -Katie Keate
4 - Regina Houston

Novice 8
C- Kristine Kovacs
1 -Sara Clark
2 - Katie Purdy
3 - Christina Sims
4 - Kristen Johnson
5 - Jesse Swirsky
6 - Liz Hathaway
7- Katie Chomiak
8- Saibh Madden

NEXT TIME OUT
- Penn will race in its first home competition of the year when it hits the Schuylkill on April 16 for the Class of '89 Plate against Cornell and Rugers.