The University of Miami rowing team closed out the Head of the Chattahoochee Regatta Sunday afternoon. The regatta was held on the Chattahoochee River/Lake Lanier with the final 2,000 meters of the use using the 1996 Olympic course.
The Hurricanes opened Saturday’s competition with a third place finish in the women’s club 8+ . The sweep boat of Jessica Martin,Yassi Haririnia, Marenda Chamberlin, Taurii Coyne, Ashley, Via, Valerie Webb, Julie Crane, Bethany Krawec and Jacqui Heywood came in at a time of 18:04. 3.
Miami’s championship 8+ crew of Laura Comeau, Karen Wiley, Sarah Conlon, Anna Cohen, Sarah Stocks, Laura Coltman, Natasha Lejer, Ashley Marincsin and Deirdre Curran came in fifth place a time of 18:00.5, two seconds ahead of ACC rival Clemson.
In the club 4+, the crew of Hannah Bae, Valerie Webb, Jenny Dunning, Bethany Krawec and Julie Crane clocked in fourth with a time of 21:48.9 while the championship 4+ “A” crew of Laura Comeau, Karen Wiley, Sarah Stocks, Laura Coltman and Deirdre Curran took home third place, behind Clemson and Duke, with a time of 20:45.5.
The Hurricanes swept their Sunday events winning first place in the open quad with a time of 19:46.4 and in the open 8+ with a time of 18:19.3. Miami’s “B” entry came in third place in the open 8+ in a time of 19:12.1.
The Hurricanes return to action when the novice group travels to Melbourne, Fla. Saturday, Nov. 13 for the Fall Florida Regatta. The varsity crew will take part in the Rivanna Romp in Charlottesville, Va. on Sunday, Nov. 14.
Senior Megan Bradley claimed the 2004 ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championship singles title Sunday afternoon at the University of Michigan Varsity Tennis Center.
Bradley overpowered California’s Suzi Babos 6-2, 6-2, to win the singles championship. With the win, Bradley improves 19-1 this season. She lost just one set in five victories this week.
Cal’s Babos was looking to become the fifth freshman to win the ITA National Indoors. This was her first loss in 14 matches this season.
Meanwhile, Bradley’s teammates finished up the UNC-Kitty Harrison Invitational in Chapel Hill, N.C. Sunday afternoon by winning all their respective matches
The Hurricanes opened the third day of competition with doubles wins over Washington State. Miami’s duo of Melissa Applebaum and Caren Seenauth overtook Chris Martinez and Orsi Sallai, 8-4 while Staci Stevens and Emily Mowery defeated Nora Gaal and Amy Toth, 8-2.
Applebaum went undefeated this weekend after upending Minnesota’s Nischela Reddy, 6-4, 6-0 for her fourth win of the weekend.
Stevens, the county’s No. 91 ranked player, claimed a win over Minnesota’s Ida Malmberg 6-2, 6-3.
Mowery and Seenauth also earned wins in their respective matches versus Minnesota players. Mowery defeated Jane Anderson, 6-2, 6-2, while Seenauth overcame Marina Bugaenco 6-2, 6-1.