The Men's Varsity 4+ took home a bronze medal this Saturday at the 34th Annual Murphy Cup in Philadelphia, PA. With a very strong showing in their heat, the four, easily skated by the competition and finished with a 6:56.63 time, 11.83 seconds ahead of second place NY Maritime.
In the final, the Wildcats got off to a very quick start and separated from the field along with the University of Virginia A and B boats. After battling through Strawberry Mansion bridge and past the St. Joseph's boathouse, the Wilcats started to concede to UVA, and ultimately took 3rd.
The boat was comprised of Brandon Dorenkott (JR cox), Michael McCarthy (JR), Austin Neri (JR), Christian Vergilio (SR), and Christopher Helman (SR).
The Freshman/Novice 4+ took fifth in their final, closing the gap on their competitors week by week.
The boat was comprised of Alyson Delledonne (FR cox), William Rieger (FR), Nolan Lauber (FR), Thomas Liebiger (JR), and Nicholas Burns (FR).
Their next race is in two weeks at the Knecht Cup Regatta, where the Wildcats hope to improve upon their results.