Women’s Rowing Team #1 East Seed in NCAA DII Championships in California

The #1 East-seeded PhilaU women’s rowing team will compete in the NCAA Divison II Rowing Championships in Gold River, Calif., May 28 to 30.

The Philadelphia University women’s four and eight teams will compete against Florida Institute of Technology, Seattle Pacific University and Western Washington University in the championships, which will be held at the Sacramento State Aquatic Center on Lake Natoma.

Members of the women’s rowing team include graduate student Lindsey Catov; seniors Maureen Agnew, Magdalena Dzierzanowski, Mara Dondero, Maria McDevitt, Lindsay Spiers, Carolyn Steinberg and Briana Zelinski; juniors Caitlin Connors, Kara Knox and Renee Rozaieski; sophomores Megan Gallagher, Lauren Greenwood, Leah Nixon and Casey Watrous; freshmen Allison Cook, Lauren Fox, Tegan Halberg, Jessika Kachnic and Chelsea Overgaard.

Ram fans can following the team’s blog at www.philaurams.com/sports/wrowing/2009-10/News/5-24-10_NCAA_Blog. “The team is anxiously awaiting the next couple of days of racing and cannot wait to show the rest of the country what we can accomplish,” said Zelinski on the blog.

Click here for tournament information and results. CBS Sports will air a recap of the 2010 Championship races at 4 p.m. Eastern time Saturday, June 19 on CBS.

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