FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The Sacred Heart women's rowing team hosted the SHU Scare Scrimmage welcoming intrastate opponent, Fairfield University.
- The day started with the Novice 8 race. Fairfield won the event with the time of 18:13, followed by Sarah Lawrence in 20:09 and SHU in 3rd place (Briana Costanza, Mary Brady, Claire McNamara, Payton Markvicka, Sarah McHugh, Olivia Gastaldo, Kyra Fitzpatrick, Kasey Mascia, Courtney Marley) with the time of 20:26.
- The second race of the day was the 2 Varsity 8 and the crew of Cailee Mathewson, Katie Graham, Margaret Buynak, Juliana Kimberlin, Zoe VanVolkinburg, Emma Costello, Cassie Simonides, Christiana Hardman, Gianna Rodrigues, won the event in the time of 16:56, followed by the Fairfield crew with the time of 17:22.
- The Varsity 8 event was won by Fairfield U in the time of 15:43 with the Pioneers (Bella Michelucci, Molly Dillon, Taylor Alviar, Jessica Sweetser, Lauren Flynn, Jennifer Hagedorn, Kalliopi Gatzoflias, Caroline Bolletino, Julia Francese) coming second in 16:15 minutes.
- The last race of the day was the Varsity 4 and after 4,000 meters of going seat by seat the Stags finished first with the time of 16:40 just 3 seconds ahead of the SHU group (Sarah Poirier, Anna Sufczynski, Sara Totura, Danielle Varley; Elisa DeSousa) that finished in 16:43.
Next weekend, November 4, Sacred Heart will close the season with the Varsity 4 going to Head of The Hooch in Chattanooga Tennessee. The remaining Pioneers will represent SHU at the Fall Mets in Orchard Beach, New York.