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Canisius rowing hosts the Black Rock Cup on Sunday

CANISIUS COLLEGE ATHLETICS

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Canisius College rowing program concludes its Spring season Sunday, April 29, as the Golden Griffins host the Black Rock Cup at West Side Rowing Club. The regatta kicks-off at 9 a.m. and involves boats from Drake, RIT and Robert Morris.

Sunday is also Senior Day and marks the last home regatta for eight seniors: Mackenzie AppPatricia Beaulieu,Melissa FrankKathryn HobikaGrace HornerAndrea KraftMadeline Kurka and Brooke Stanley

LAST TIME OUT
The Blue and Gold participated in the Jim Schaab Regatta on the Tonawanda Creek April 21.
 
The Griffs' first varsity eight were second in their heat to RIT 'A' in a good, close race, but didn't advance, finishing ahead of Oswego.

The Golden Griffins second varsity eight won their heat over Binghamton and an unaffiliated crew. In the finals, the boat finished third to RIT 'A' and RIT 'B.'
 
The Blue and Gold's varsity four  won their heat over Nazareth and St. John Fisher. In the finals, the boat won over Buffalo and Oswego.
 
BLACK ROCK CUP SCHEDULE
9:00 a.m. – Varsity Eight
9:20 a.m. – Second Varsity Eight
9:40 a.m. – Varsity Four
Break for Boat dedication
11:00 a.m. – Varsity Eight (Finals)
11:20 a.m. – Second Varsity Eight (Finals)
11:40 a.m. – Varsity Four (Finals)
 
Coach Brace's Pre-Regatta Comments
"We are extremely excited to be racing at home for this first time this year. We look forward to building off the momentum of our first full week on the water since spring break. The team has been resilient, mentally tough and persistent in their goals, and we are ready to put that on the water."
 
LINE-UPS
V8
Cox – Misa Gamble
Max McGuire
Sydney Bichsel 
Brooke Stanley
Tara Federow
Shannon Pritzker
Jessica Fabian
Patricia Beaulieu
Alexandra Heinz

2V8
Cox – Grace Horner
Mackenzie App
Emma Vicaretti
Cat Gallagher
Bridget Lillis
Audrey Rieman
Madeline Kurka
Michelle Turner
Melissa Frank

V4
Cox – Gianna Ortolani
Andrea Kraft
Sara Ruszczyk
Anezka Krobot
Hannah Whelan

V4"B"
Cox – Brittany Gorczyca
Andrea Kraft
Soleil Kouandjio
Bridget Brogan
Hannah Whelan
 
UP NEXT
The Golden Griffins head to Edison, N.J., for the MAAC Championships May 13. The regatta kicks-off at 9 a.m.