PHLADELPHIA, Pa. - The University of Delaware rowing team competed in its third regatta of the 2013 fall season Saturday, Oct. 26 as the Blue Hens participated in the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta.

For the Blue Hens, Saturday’s regatta was highlighted by Delaware’s College/Club 8+ ‘A’  crew that finished 9th of 39 squads with a time of 17:02.53. Also in the College/Club 8+, Delaware’s ‘B’ crew finished 21s overall with a time 17:40.99.

Delaware’s Collegiate/Open 4+ and V8 crews also participated in the Head of Schuylkill Regatta. The Collegiate/Open 4+ finished 21st (18:35.92) while the V8 placed 13th in the College/Open 8+ event (17:00.84).

The student-athletes of each Delaware crew are listed below.

College/Championship 8+ - C-Jamie Noce, 8-Shannon Taylor, 7-Kristen Van Iderstine, 6-Jenny Kohler, 5-Kat Francis, 4-Bethany Porter, 3-Calla Cissel, 2-Hannah Scholes, 1-Lily Guttentag

College/Club 8+ ‘A’ - C-Hayley Diverio, 8-Denise Cirelli, 7-Corey Holloway, 6-Annie Waskover, 5-Catherine Manner, 4-Meredith Murphy, 3-Angela Quinn, 2-Carly Alexander, 1-Danni Weader

College/Club 8+ ‘B’- C-Molly Gardner,, 8-Alex Cruz, 7-Kathleen Garrity, 6-Meghan Gerber, 5-Sam Noel, 4-Kate Flood, 3-Danielle Lawler, 2-Megan Kirby, 1-Jen Boone

College 4+ - C-Sarah Tenenbaum, 4-Sara Afshar, 3-Shannon Bell, 2-Taylour Kissinger, 1-Jeannie Kontos

“Saturday was a nice step forward," said Delaware heac coach Kevin Gruber. "We’ve strung together some productive practice sessions since Navy Day two weeks ago and it led to strong efforts at the Head of the Schuylkill, we continue moving in the right direction.  We’re looking to end our fall season on a strong note at the Occoquan this coming weekend.”

The Blue Hens wrap of their fall season Sunday, Nov. 2 when they compete in the Head of the Occoquan in Fairfax, Va.