ORCHARD BEACH LAGOON, N.Y. – Jaclyn Smith and Catherine Lott won the women's varsity 2 race at the Spring Metropolitan Regatta, hosted by the Metropolitan Intercollegiate Rowing Association, on Saturday. The Pioneers had two top-three finishes on the day.
Smith and Lott covered the 2000 meter course in 9:05, winning the race by over 40 seconds. The Novice 8 crew of Christina Fratto, Megan Smith, Megan McMenimen, Morgan Clemente, Kelly Brown, Meghan Maguire, Kimberly D'Adamo, Christie Colucci, and coxswain Lauren Dufresne placed third in a time of 9:04.7. The Varsity 4 boat of Lott, Smith, Allison McCusker, Kaitlyn Blanda, and coxswain Christina Pesci finished second in its heat with a time of 8:48.8.
The Pioneers are back in action on April 26 for the first day of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championships.