Women's Second Varsity Eight Wins Silver at 2012 CAA Championships

Occoquan, Va. – The Drexel women's crew team placed fourth overall at the 2012 CAA Championships held on Sunday. The women's second varsity eight boat won a silver medal, while the women's varsity eight crossed the finish line fifth and the women's varsity four seventh. Elizabeth Bratton and Julia Jackson were named to the All-CAA team. The award marks Bratton's second straight honor by the league.  
 
The women's second varsity eight captured second place with a time of 7:06.8 behind Northeastern. The Huskies took first place with a time of 7:01.4. The Maria Papadakis boat consisted of coxswain Kerry Walsh, stroke Jackie Bender, Asiya Mahmud, Juliana DeMarici, Samantha Cowan, Amanda O'Malley Alyssa Leahy, Elizabeth Campanella and bow Colleen Delaney.
 
Total Points
1st - Northeastern – 39
2nd - Boston University – 34
3rd - Buffalo – 30
4th - Drexel – 22
5th - Old Dominion – 21
6th - Delaware – 15
7th – George Mason – 7

Women's Varsity Eight
1. Northeastern - 6:41.8
2. Boston - 6:48.8
3. Buffalo - 6:51.3
4. Old Dominion - 6:55.1
5. Drexel - 6:57.3
6. Delaware - 7:05.8
7. Mason - 7:06.6

Women's Second Varsity Eight
1. Northeastern - 7:01.4
2. Drexel - 7:06.8
3. Boston - 7:08.6
4. Buffalo - 7:14.0
5. Delaware - 7:22.3
6. Old Dominion - 7:26.9
7. Mason - 7:31.2

Women's Varsity Four
1. Buffalo - 7:47.5
2. Boston - 7:47.6
3. Old Dominion - 7:51.3
4. Northeastern - 8:01.5
5. Delaware - 8:03.5
6. Mason - 8:15.7
7. Drexel - 8:24.4
  
All-Conference Team
Rachel Conway – Delaware
Julia Jackson – Drexel
Elizabeth Bratto– Drexel
Meaghan Pardy – ODU
Laura Laurel Bransfield – ODU
Allison Sheehan – Buffalo
Rosa Kemp – Buffalo
Kayla Rivers – Boston
Cheryl Copson – Boston
Lynn Ratte – Boston
Greta Haselman – Northeastern
Clare Samuelson – Northeastern
Sarah Giancolo – Northeastern
Luisa Maldonado – Northeastern
 
Coach of the Year – Joe Wilhelm, Northeastern

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