PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The University of Delaware rowing team continued its 2013 fall season when it participated in the Navy Day Regatta on the Schuykill River this past Saturday, Oct. 12.

Delaware's two Collegiate JV 8+s placed highest for the Blue Hens as the UD "A" crew finished sixth overall and the UD "B" crew finished ninth. The UD "A" crew completed the race in 14:24.89 while the UD "B" crew finished with a time of 14:50.41.

The Blue Hens Collegiate/Open 8+ finished 10th of 21 crews in their heat with a time of 14:17.82. 

In Delaware's first race of the day, the Collegiate 4+ finished 17th overall with a time of 16:33.29.

The members of each Delaware crew are listed below.

Collegiate JV 8+ "A" - C-Hayley Diverio, 8-Meredith Murphy, 7-Angela Quinn, 6-Denise Cirelli, 5-Corey Holloway, 4-Kate Flood, 3-Annie Waskover, 2-Carly Alexander, 1-Lily Guttentag

Collegiate JV 8+ "B" - C-Molly Gardner, 8-Alex Cruz, 7-Kathleen Garrity, 6-Meghan Gerber, 5-Sam Noel, 4-Megan Kirby, 3-Danni Weader, 2-Danielle Lawler, 1-Shannon Bell

Collegiate/Open 8+ - C-Jamie Noce, 8-Shannon Taylor, 7-Kristen Van Iderstine, 6-Jenny Kohler, 5-Kat Francis, 4-Bethany Porter, 3-Catherine Manner, 2-Hannah Scholes, 1-Calla Cissel

Collegiate 4+ - C-Sarah Tenenbaum, 4-Sara Afshar, 3-Jen Boone, 2-Taylour Kissinger, 1-Jeannie Kontos

“We did some things well on Saturday, and we’ll work to continue doing them well," said head coach Kevin Gruber. "We also know we can do some things differently, it was a learning experience, we’ll tweak things at practice these next two weeks and look for stronger results at the Head of the Schuylkill.  Overall it was a solid, productive day of racing.” 

The Blue Hens will continue their exhibition season on Saturday, Oct. 26 when they compete in the Head of the Schuykill River in Philadelphia, Pa.