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New Canaan Rower Helps Team Win Medals At Hartford Regatta

Connecticut Boat Club rowers won two gold medals and two bronze medals at the Riverfront Regatta last weekend in Hartford.
Connecticut Boat Club rowers won two gold medals and two bronze medals at the Riverfront Regatta last weekend in Hartford. Photo Credit: Contributed

NORWALK, Conn.,– Connecticut Boat Club (CBC) took home gold and bronze medals in the Head of the Riverfront Regatta last weekend in Hartford, its first race of the season.

“It is awesome we medaled in every event we entered. We are off to a great start this fall rowing season,'' coach Liz Trond said.

The Varsity 8 won bronze with Sophie Perez (coxswain), Kaitlyn Kynast of Ridgefield, Julia Abbruzzese of Darien, Julia Cornacchia of Darien, Olivia Luther of Fairfield, Casey Batson of Darien, Grace Collins of Ridgefield, Kat Kern of Greenwich and Lauren Squitieri of Wilton.

The Junior Varsity 8 struck gold with Cece Challe of New Canaan (coxswain) Ella Petreski of Pound Ridge NY, Lily O'Sullivan of Purchase N.Y., Rachel Dalton of Branford, Catherine Garrett of Darien, Clara Geffs of Riverside, Jenna Macrae of New Canaan, Heidi Jacobson of Greenwich, and Lelah Conway of Wilton.

The Varsity 4 took bronze with Sophie Perez of Greenwich (coxswain) Kaitlyn Kynast of Ridgefield, Grace Collins of Ridgefield, Julia Cornacchia of Darien, and Lauren Squitieri of Wilton.

The Junior Varsity 4 took gold with Mabel Oxford of Darien (coxswain), Ella Petreski of Pound Ridge N.Y., Lily O'Sullivan of Purchase, Rachel Dalton of Branford and Catherine Garrett of Darien.

CBC's Junior Novice 8 rowed to gold with Colleen Visnic (coxswain) of Branford, Paige Pucel of Ridgefield, Emma Peelle of Rowayton, Heidi Jacobson of Greenwich, Jenna Macrae of New Canaan, Emily Richards of Darien, Flynn Woodring of Darien, Gigi Skolds of Darien, and Eleanor Imrie of Wilton.

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