Spartans Open Spring Season at Mayors Cup

Spartans Open Spring Season at Mayors Cup

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa rowing team placed in three events on Saturday as it raced at the annual Mayors Cup.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Location: Tampa Bypass Canal | Tampa, Fla.
Host: The Stewards Foundation
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Top Performers

  • Tampa finished second in the Women's Collegiate Varsity/Open 2 with a time of 7:00.56. The Spartan boat included Taylor Pecci and Mary Grace Duethman.
  • The Spartans placed two boats in the top three of the Women's Collegiate Novice 4+ as the A-boat was first with a time of 6:39.49. UT's team included Cassie Bricker, Maddy Merz, Samantha Stewart, Dom Rocheford and coxswain Kim Laguatan
  • The B-boat in the Women's Collegiate Novice 4+ for UT was tied for second with USF with an effort of 6:47.36. The group included Abbie Heupel, Hanna Vernetti, Madeyln Gimenez, Bridget Maxwell and coxswain Izzy Donabed.
  • UT was also first with a time of 6:14.32 in the Women's Collegiate Varsity/Open 4+ from the team of Stephanie Pascual, Maxie-Lew Dunn, Rocheford, Sara Staats and coxswain Donabed.

UP NEXT:
The Spartans travel to Sarasota for the Florida Intercollegiate Rowing Association (FIRA) Championships on March 31. 

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