CAMDEN, NJ –The Sacred Heart University women's rowing team competed in the Cooper Invitational, where the freshman/novice boat finished in second overall.
The Varsity 8 of Gianna Rodrigues, Danielle Varley, Olivia Gastaldo, Isabella Michelucci, Sophie Lattanzio, Denisse Rodrigues, Julia Kimberlin, Christine Thorp, Katie Graham placed 5th in Heat 1 with a time of 8:10.
The second Varsity 8 of Ellen Micallef, Kristen Duffy, Caroline Bolletino, Ashley Halkowicz, Vanessa Rodas-Dehollan, Taylor Alviar, Brianna Costanza, Kalliopi Gatzoflias, Christina Hardman competed in Heat 3. The group placed 4th and finished with a time of 8:31.
The final event was the Freshman/Novice. The team of Marissa Nicoloro, Kristen Duffy, Vanessa Rodas-Dehollan, Ashley Halkowicz, Christine Thorp, Sophie Lattanzio, Lauren Bayreuther, Gabrielle Reina, Caroline Vivar, Izabella Rosenberg placed second with a time of 8:09.
The Pioneers are back in action Saturday, April 13 when they play host in the SHU Invitational.