FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2007
Rowing prepares for Petrakis Cup on Saturday

March 23, 2007

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The JU rowing teams will look to continue its success in the spring as the Dolphins compete in the Petrakis Cup on Saturday in Orlando.

JU will have a total of 11 boats competing this weekend including six from the men (Varsity 8, 2nd Varsity 8, Varsity 4, Novice 8, Lightweight 8, Novice 4) and five from the women (Varsity 8, 2nd Varsity 8, Varsity 4, Lightweight 4, Novice 4).

The Men's Varsity 8 consisting of coxswain Kristen Sukolsky, Patrick Smith, Kyle Fitzgerald, Michael Scully, Patrick Lura, Richmond Jones, Adam Heine, Lee Richard and Greg Boccieri will compete at 8 a.m. against UCF, Tulane and Embry Riddle.

The Women's Varsity 8 consisting of coxswain Audrey Sefton, Stephanie Bechtold, Lyndsay Blair, Kate Burke, Rachael Pacheco, Jessica Tuten, Alaina Kemp, Kelly Burke and Adelina Anderson will compete at 8:15 a.m. against UCF, Miami, Tulane and Embry Riddle.

The Second Men's Varsity 8 with coxswain Ray Davis, Matt Maffesanti, Stefan Negaard, Tyler Humphrey, Joseph Civello, Chris Carter, Matthew Given, Rick McCarson and Charlie Allen will begin their race at 8:30 a.m. against UCF.

The Second Women's Varsity 8 with coxswain Michelle Henry, Leira Fuentes, Kate Gout, Robin Corbo, Keely Wells, Amanda Soukup, Claire Pirri, Jenna Barker and Tiffanie Parchment will start at 8:45 a.m. against UCF and Miami.

The Men's Novice 8 consisting of coxswain T.J. Urbanek, Matt D'Amico, Michael Samaha, Kameron French, Sebastian Kuhn, Garrett Markle, Lucas Meers, Erich Negaard and Romeo Cabanban will start at 9 a.m. against UCF, Tulane and Embry Riddle.

The Men's Varsity 4 "A" with coxswain Kristen Sukolsky, Patrick Smith, Kyle Fitzgerald, Chris Carter and Patrick Lura will start at 9:30 a.m. against UCF and Tulane.

The Women's Varsity 4 with coxswain Audrey Sefton, Kate Burke, Lyndsay Blair, Stephanie Bechtold and Adelina Anderson will begin at 9:45 a.m. against UCF "A", UCD "B", Miami "A", Miami "B" and Tulane.

The Men's Lightweight 8 with coxswain Jessica Marchant, Matthew D'Amico, Stefan Negaard, Tyler Humphrey, Joseph Civello, Matt Maffesanti, Matthew Given, Ryan McCarson and Charlie Allen will compete at 10 a.m. against UCF and Embry Riddle.

The Women's Lightweight 4 with coxswain Michelle Henry, Leira Fuentes, Keely Wells, Amanda Soukup, and Audrey Sefton compete at 10:15 a.m. against UCF and Embry Riddle.

The Men's Novice 4 with coxswain Dom Iannacone, Christian Cooper, Lucas Meers, Erich Negaard and Romeo Cabanban will compete at 10:30 a.m. against UCF and Tulane.

The Women's Novice 4 with coxswain Loren Caison, Tiffanie Parchment, Tori Bigley, Jenna Barker and Liz Topp compete at 10:45 a.m. against UCF and Tulane.