INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Racing against the top crews in the nation, the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference champion Jacksonville University women's rowing team continued day No. 2 of the NCAA Championships in the C/D Semifinals.
The Varsity Eight boat, coxed by senior Maycee Dioneda, were the first to take the water in an 8:45 a.m. race. The Dolphins finished in fifth place with a time of 7:11.23, 15 seconds behind Oklahoma.
The Second Varsity Eight boat completed its event in 7:42.39 while the Varsity Four crew concluded Saturday’s races with a mark of 9:06.39.
With their respective finishes, all three boats advanced to Sunday’s D Final. Jacksonville’s V4 crew will kick off the day at 8:30 a.m. in competition against Massachusetts, Northeastern and Boston University. They will be followed by the Dolphins’ V8 boat at 8:50 a.m. and the 2V8 at 9:10 a.m.
V8 Lineup: Maycee Dioneda(Cox), Danielle Keeler(8), Stefanie Keeler(7), Julianna Welch(6), Cat Plesko(5), Victoria Hernandez(4), Jessica Mathews(3), Veronika Stasaityte(2), Jordyn Clary(1)
2V8 Lineup: Lauren Whetzel(Cox), Anna Palmer(8), Laura Stevenson(7), Jenna Holt(6), Victoria Tkacz(5), Allison Rector(4), Ashley Hirt(3), Jodi Coia(2), Sydney Warpness(1)
V4: Renee Pharis(Cox), Rylie Ayles(4), Jennifer Pavlik(3), April Beck(2), Rebecca Clark(1)
Fast day of semi final racing at the NCAA Championships. All 3 JU boats will race tomorrow in the D Final. #stilltimetoimprove— JU Rowing (@JURowing) May 31, 2014
C/D Semifinals Results
Washington State 6:43.9
Second Varsity Eight
San Diego 7:05.36
Boston U 7:18.42
Washington State 7:47.32
Oklahoma 7:59. 39