USRowing’s East and West Coast Fall Speed Orders ended today with PBC’s Sam Stitt among the top three finishers in the men’s single sculls.Â More details follow in the official USRowing news release below.
Great job to Sam and the entire team!
2009 USRowing Fall Speed Orders Complete
Sunday, November 15, 2009
PRINCETON, N.J. â€“ Racing at the 2009 USRowing East and West Coast Fall Speed Orders is complete. The regattas, which are opportunities for junior and senior-level athletes with national team aspirations to test their speed, were held on Saturday, November 14 in Oakland, Calif., and Sunday, November 15 in Princeton, N.J.
On the east coast, racing took place in eight events. In the womenâ€™s single sculls, USRowing Training Centerâ€™s Ellen Tomek (Flushing, Mich.) clocked the fastest time, completing the 6k course in a 17:35.61. Gevvie Stone (Newton, Mass.) of Cambridge Boat Club crossed in 17:46.00, followed by USTCâ€™s Kate Bertko (Oakland, Calif.) in an 18:03.70.
In the menâ€™s single sculls, GMS Rowing Centerâ€™s Michael Sivigny (Londonderry, N.H.) clocked the fastest time in a 16:33.91. USTCâ€™s Glenn Ochal (Philadelphia, Pa.) finished second in a 16:42.98, followed by Potomac Boat Clubâ€™s Sam Stitt (McLean, Va.) in a 16:48.90.
In the menâ€™s pair, the USTC duo of Josh Inman (Hillsboro, Ore.) and Henrik Rummel (Pittsford, N.Y.) finished 4.92 seconds ahead of teammates David Banks (Potomac, Md.) and Charlie Cole (New Canaan, Conn.). Inman and Rummel clocked a 15:35.38, with Banks and Cole in a 15:40.30. The University of Wisconsin duo of Ross James (DeKalb, Ill.) and Grant James (DeKalb, Ill.) crossed third in a 15:42.19.
Hillary Saeger (Dedham, Mass.) of Riverside Boat Club won the lightweight womenâ€™s single sculls race in an 18:36.90, followed by Union Boat Clubâ€™s Catherine Infantino (Boston, Mass.) in an 18:57.27. Vesper Boat Clubâ€™s Jeannette Daley (Cohasset, Mass.) crossed third in a 19:00.08.
Union Boat Clubâ€™s Steve Tucker (Mooresvillle, Ind.) clocked the fastest time in the lightweight menâ€™s single sculls with a time of 16:49.46. USTC/Malta Boat Clubâ€™s Shane Madden (Ambler, Pa.) finished second in a 17:05.98, followed by Riverside Boat Clubâ€™s Peter Morelli (Cambridge, Mass.) in a 17:10.91.
The USTC duo of Will Daly (Vail, Colo.) and Nick Lacava (Weston, Conn.) won the lightweight menâ€™s pair by nearly 20 seconds. Daly and Lacava clocked a 15:36.05, followed by Riverside Boat Clubâ€™s Andrew Diebold (North Wales, Pa.) and Greg McKallagat (Andover, Mass.) in a 15:55.66.
In junior events, racing was contested in the menâ€™s and womenâ€™s single sculls. New Canaan High School Crew Clubâ€™s Andrew Campbell (New Canaan, Conn.) won the junior menâ€™s single by 42 seconds. Campbell clocked a 17:16.09, followed by Saugatuck Rowing Clubâ€™s Max Meyer-Bosse (Westport, Conn.) in a 17:58.10.
New Canaan High School Crew Clubâ€™s Marianne Hoeft (New Canaan, Conn.) won the junior womenâ€™s single race by 16.9 seconds, clocking a 19:47.10. The Ursuline Schoolâ€™s Alycia Daloia-Moore (Bronx, N.Y.) crossed second in a 20:03.95.
Racing in four events was completed yesterday on the west coast. In the menâ€™s single sculls, USTC/California Rowing Clubâ€™s Warren Anderson (Paso Robles, Calif.) won in an 18:05.0. USTC/CRCâ€™s Will Miller (Duxbury, Mass.) crossed second in an 18:22.0, followed by Dolphin Rowing Clubâ€™s Michael Perry (Ann Arbor, Mich.) in an 18:30.0.
In the womenâ€™s single sculls, Lindsay Meyer (Seattle, Wash.) clocked the fastest time in a 20.14.0. USTCâ€™s Erin Cafaro (Modesto, Calif.) crossed second in a 20:36.0, with USTCâ€™s Susan Francia (Abbington, Pa.) third in a 21:08.0.
Tyler Otto (Burke, Va.) and Blaise Didier (San Francisco, Calif.) won the menâ€™s pair race by three seconds, clocking a 17:27.0. The USTC/CRC duo of Silas Stafford (Santa Rosa, Calif.) and Mark Murphy (Madison, Wis.) crossed second in a 17:30.0, followed by Alex Syverson (Minneapolis, Minn.) and Aaron Frankl (Chevy Chase, Md.) in an 18:15.0.
Racing unopposed in the menâ€™s lightweight single sculls, Erik Brakebill (Sacramento, Calif.) completed the course in a 20.27.0.
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