The Wildcats were out in full force this past weekend at the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta in Philadelphia, PA. The historic race celebrated its 45th year in the city of Brotherly Love, and Villanova Men's Rowing came away with 5 medals this year.
Results from the weekend are posted below:
Men's Championship Pair w/out Cox
Co-Captains Christian Vergilio and Christopher Helman placed 9th out of 17 entries, with a time of 15:59.05.
Spencer Chipman ('15) and Matthew Valazza ('14) placed 11th out of 17 entries, with a time of 16:22.17.
Men's College Frosh/Novice Four w/Cox
Alyson Dellonne, William Rieger, Nolan Lauber, David Desino, and Nicholas Burns placed 2nd out of 16, with a time of 15:42.69, earning silver medals for the Wildcats.
Men's Championship Four w/Cox
Brandon Dorenkott, Michael McCarthy, Austin Neri, Christian Vergilio, and Christopher Helman placed 16th out of 50 entries, with a time of 15:01.37.
Men's College Frosh/Novice Eight
Alyson Dellonne, William Rieger, Nolan Lauber, Nicholas Burns, Jack Moore, Daniel Craft, Joaquin Etienne, Jonathan Mack, and Jesus de Luna placed 24th out of 38 entries, with a time of 15:51.29.
Men's Championship Heavy Eight
Kerri Devlin, Thomas McEleheny, Joseph Weaver, Andrew Prephan, Andrew Dowdell, David Desino, William Rieger, Jake Kraus and Timothy Phillips finished the race in 14:27.35, to place 23rd out of 28 entries.
Men's Alumni Eight
To wrap up the day, the Men's Alumni Eight placed 12th out of 25 entries, with a time of 14:58.33. The boat was comprised of Jared Uribe-Sullivan '13, Gary Dawes '12, Danny Sidorenko '14, Jim McMackin '13, Spencer Chipman '15, John Carolla '14, John Traynor '82, Matt Valazza '14, and Taylor Hamilton '13.