Rowing Medals on the Horizon

From l-r at London’s Eton Dorney: Caryn Davies (Radcliffe), Esther Lofgren (Radcliffe), Jamie Redman (Yale), Taylor Ritzel (Yale), Susan Francia (Penn), Gevvie Stone (Princeton), Caroline Lind (Princeton) and Sara Hendershot (Princeton).

Rowing medal races involving Ivy League alums will begin on Wednesday, Aug. 1 when the A Final of the men’s eight and the A Final of the women’s pair will take place. Two Ivy alums will be in medal contention in the men’s eight race as Canada’s Malcolm Howard (Harvard ’05) and Australia’s Sam Loch (Princeton ’06) will hit the waters of Eton Dorney looking for gold. Both the Canadians and Australians qualified for the A Final by finishing in the top-four of the repechage.

Also on Wednesday, Sara Hendershot (Princeton ’10) will be in the USA boat for the women’s pair A Final. Hendershot and her teammate Sarah Zelenka qualified directly for the A Final with a heats time of  6:59.29.

Here’s a look at where the Ivy rowers stand heading into Wednesday:

Brown
Nikola Stojic ’97, Serbia, (rowing, men’s coxless pair)
– Heat 1: 4th (of 5) in 6:23.87
– Repechage: 2nd (of 4) in 6:26.61
– Semifinals: Aug. 1

Columbia
Nick LaCava ’09, USA (rowing, men’s lightweight four)
– Heat 1: 5th (of 5) in 6:02.42
– Repechage: 1st (of 4) in 6:00.86
– Semifinal A: 5th (of 6) in 6:05.06
– B Final: Aug. 2

Cornell
Ken Jurkowski ’03, USA (rowing, men’s single sculls)
– Heat 6: 3rd (of 5) in 7:08.49
– Quarterfinal 3: 5th (of 6) in 7:18.27
– D Semifinal: July 31/Aug. 1

Dartmouth
Anthony Fahden ’08, USA (rowing, men’s lightweight four)
– Heat 1: 5th (of 5) in 6:02.42
– Repechage: 1st (of 4) in 6:00.86
– Semifinal A: 5th (of 6) in 6:05.06
– B Final: Aug. 2

Harvard
Brodie Buckland ’06, Australia (rowing, men’s pair)
– Heat 2: 2nd (of 5) in 6:24.83
– Semifinals: Aug. 1

Caryn Davies ’05, USA (rowing, women’s eight)
Heat 1: 1st (of 5) in 6:14.68
A Final: Aug. 2

Malcolm Howard ’05, Canada (rowing, men’s eight)
– Heat 2: 4th (of 4) 5:37.91
– Repechage: 2nd (of 6) in 5:27.41
– A Final: Aug. 1

Esther Lofgren ’09, USA (rowing, women’s eight)
– Heat 1: 1st (of 5) in 6:14.68
– A Final: Aug. 2

Will Newell ’11, USA (rowing, men’s lightweight four)
– Heat 1: 5th (of 5) in 6:02.42
– Repechage: 1st (of 4) in 6:00.86
– Semifinal A: 5th (of 6) in 6:05.06
– B Final: Aug. 2

Henrik Rummel ’09, USA (rowing, men’s four)
– Heat 1: 1st (of 4) in 5:54.88
– Semifinals: Aug. 2

Penn
Susan Francia ’04, USA (rowing, women’s eight)
– Heat 1: 1st (of 5) in 6:14.68
– A Final: Aug. 2

Princeton
Sara Hendershot ’10, USA (rowing, women’s pair)
– Heat 1: 2nd (of 5) in 6:59.29
– A Final: Aug. 1

Caroline Lind ’06, USA (rowing, women’s eight)
– Heat 1: 1st (of 5) in 6:14.68
– A Final: Aug. 2

Sam Loch ’06, Australia (rowing, men’s eight)
– Heat 1: 2nd (of 4) in 5:32.43
– Repechage: 4th (of 6) in 5:28.67
– A Final: Aug. 1

Andreanne Morin ’06, Canada (rowing, women’s eight)
– Heat 2: 1st (of 3) in 6:13.91
– A Final: Aug. 2

Glenn Ochal ’08, USA (rowing, men’s four)
– Heat 1: 1st (of 4) in 5:54.88
– Semifinals: Aug. 2

Robin Prendes ’11, USA (rowing, men’s lightweight four)
– Heat 1: 5th (of 5) in 6:02.42
– Repechage: 1st (of 4) in 6:00.86
– Semifinal A: 5th (of 6) in 6:05.06
– B Final: Aug. 2

Gevvie Stone ’07, USA (rowing, women’s single sculls)
– Heat 5: 3rd (of 5) in 7:33.68
– Quarterfinal 2: 2nd (of 6) in 7:39.67
– Semifinal B: Aug. 2

Lauren Wilkinson ’11, Canada (rowing, women’s eight)
– Heat 2: 1st (of 3) in 6:13.91
– A Final: Aug. 2

Yale
Ashley Brzozowicz ’04, Canada (rowing, women’s eight)
– Heat 2: 1st (of 3) in 6:13.91
– A Final: Aug. 2

Charlie Cole ’07, USA (rowing, men’s four)
– Heat 1: 1st (of 4) in 5:54.88
– Semifinals: Aug. 2

Tess Gerrand ’10, Australia (rowing, women’s eight)
– Heat 1: 2nd (of 4) in 6:20.89
– Repechage: 3rd (of 5) in 6:18.63
– A Final: Aug. 2

Taylor Ritzel ’10, USA (rowing, women’s eight)
– Heat 1: 1st (of 5) in 6:14.68
– A Final: Aug. 2

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