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RACE-BY-RACE SUMMARY OF 2002-03 SEASON

2003 Final Spring Dual-Race Record: 0-9

FALL NOTES
 
Hartford Riverfront Recapture Regatta - 10/6/02 in Hartford, Conn.
The women had five boats entered. In the college first varsity 8 event, Wesleyan finished 5th (15:59.7) in a field of 12 entrants. In the college first varsity 4 event, Wesleyan finished 6th (16:32.4) and 7th (16:50.4) out of 12 boats. In the college novice 8 race, Wesleyan placed 4th (17:03) and 11th (19:19) of 14 entrants. Also entered as a single was Sonja Koppenwallner '02.

Head of the Connecticut Regatta - 10/13/02 in Hartford, Conn.
The women had a number of boats competing, representing both the current team and alums. The 2002-03 squad was represented in the intermediate 8 event as the Cardinals placed 13th (19:23.98) of 32 entries. A novice eight entry finished 15th (24:07.83) of 16 and a novice four came through with a fourth-place showing (22:58.74) among six boats. Also entered as a single scull was Mary Baldwin '06, who finished third (25:56.92) of three. An alumnae boat composed of eight rowers from the class of 1990 and one from the class of 1991 (and calling themselves WARP Speed - Wesleyan Alumnae Rowing Paddles) placed 31st (21:24.59) of 32 in the intermediate 8. Another group of alums from the classes of 1999, 2000 and 2001, placed 12th (21:29.32) of 14 in the championship eight race. Sonja Koppenwallner '02 rowed twice, placing first (22:41.00) of four in the intermediate singles and second (23:00.56) of five in the novice sculls.

Head of the Charles Regatta - 10/19-20/02 in Boston, Mass.
The women had three entries with Wesleyan ties at the Head of the Charles. The varsity eight raced in the collegiate eight event and finished 22nd (18:28.53) of 34 in the race. For the first time ever, an alumnae boat competed for Wesleyan in the club eight event, placing 48th (19:38) of 59 crews. History professor Claire Potter competed in the senior master's singles and came in 19th (27:08.35) of 22.

SPRING SEASON
Coast Guard and Holy Cross - 3/29/03 in Worcester, Mass.
RESULTS OF RACES (2,000m Lake Quinsigamond course):
Varsity 8: Holy Cross 8:03.7, Coast Guard 8:11.8, Wesleyan 8:19.2 (Wesleyan rowers: Mara Baldwin, Leslie Burns, Liz McColloch, Emmy McQuaid, Zandy Smith, Eliza Allen, Rachel Williams, Nicole Seminara, cox - Annie Shaw).
Second Varsity 8: Coast Guard 9:02.2, Holy Cross "A" 9:19.6, Holy Cross "B" 10:14.5, Wesleyan 10:24.0
 
Colby and W.P.I. - 4/5/03 in Worcester, Mass.
RESULTS OF RACES (2,000m Lake Quinsigamond course):
Varsity 8: Colby 6:56.7, W.P.I. 7:00.9, Wesleyan 7:06.6 (Wesleyan rowers: Leslie Burns, Rachel Williams, Emmy McQuaid, Liz McCoulloch, Eliza Allen, Mara Baldwin, Nicole Seminara, Zandy Smith, cox - Annie Shaw).
Varsity 4: Cancelled due to weather.
 
Bates, Tufts and Washington College - 4/12/03 in Malden, Mass.
RESULTS OF RACES (2,000m Malden River course):
Varsity 8: First Race - Washington College 7:19.0, Wesleyan 7:32.4 (Wesleyan rowers: Leslie Burns, Mara Baldwin, Emmy McQuaid, Liz McColloch, Eliza Allen, Rachel Williams, Nicole Seminara, Zandy Smith, cox - Annie Shaw). Second Race - Tufts 8:02.9, Wesleyan 8:06.4 (Wesleyan rowers: Leslie Burns, Mara Baldwin, Emmy McQuaid, Liz McCulloch, Eliza Allen, Rachel Williams, Bonnie Loshbaugh, Zandy Smith, cox - Annie Shaw).
Second Varsity 8: Tufts 8:02.0, Wesleyan 8:36.5.
Varsity 4: Tufts 8:58.3, Wesleyan 9:25.5.
 
Amherst and Williams - 4/19/03 in Pittsfield, Mass.
RESULTS OF RACES (2,000m Lake Onota course):
Varsity 8: Williams 7:13.9, Wesleyan 7:21.8 (Wesleyan rowers: Leslie Burns, Mara Baldwin, Emmy McQuaid, Liz McColloch, Eliza Allen, Rachel Williams, Nicole Seminara, Zandy Smith, cox - Annie Shaw).
Second Varsity 8: Williams 7:34.5, Wesleyan 7:46.4.
Varsity 4: Williams 7:58.3, Wesleyan "A" 8:06.9, Amherst 8:12.3, Williams Novice 8:25.3, Wesleyan "B" 8:41.3.
Connecticut College and Trinity - 4/26/03 in Worcester, Mass.
RESULTS OF RACES (2,000m Lake Quinsigamond course):
Varsity 8: Conn. College 7:10.9, Trinity 7:12.0, Wesleyan 7:23.7 (Wesleyan rowers: Leslie Burns, Mara Baldwin, Emmy McQuaid, Liz McColloch, Eliza Allen, Rachel Williams, Nicole Seminara, Zandy Smith, cox - Annie Shaw).
Second Varsity 8: Trinity 7:12.5, Conn. College 7:20.4, Wesleyan 7:43.3.
Varsity 4: Trinity "A" 8:05.1, Trinity "B" 8:15.8, Wesleyan 8:46.2.
New England Championships - 5/3/03 in Worcester, Mass.
RESULTS OF RACES (2,000m Lake Quinsigamond course):
Varsity Heavyweight 8 (14th of 18): Heat - Colby 6:40.2, New Hampshire 6:40.9, Conn. College 6:49.7, W.P.I. 6:49.8, Wesleyan 6:53.0, Middlebury 7:33.2. Third-Level Final - Mount Holyoke 6:50.37, Wesleyan 6:58.2, Middlebury 7:27.4, Sacred Heart 7:37.7 (Wesleyan rowers: Leslie Burns, Mara Baldwin, Eliza Allen, Liz McColloch, Emmy McQuaid, Rachel Williams, Nicole Seminara, Zandy Smith, cox - Annie Shaw).
Varsity Heavyweight 4 (Second Varsity for Wesleyan)(14th of 16): Heat - Amherst 7:46.0, Coast Guard 7:50.4, Mass. Maritime "B" 7:59.4, Brandeis 7:59.6, Clark 8:01.2, Wesleyan 8:08.2 (Did not qualify for finals).