Oak Ridge, Tenn. (Oct. 20, 2018) - Samford Crew raced last weekend at the Secret City Head Race in Oak Ridge, TN. Secret City Head Race is a one-day event with over 30 clubs participating in the races. The team had a strong showing for the first race of the season. The Novice Women’s 4+ came in second place in their event with a time of 27:09.4. The Mixed Varsity 4+ also came in second with a time of 23:27.6. The Women’s Varsity 4+ narrowly missed medaling and finished fourth with a time of 23.05.4.
"These results show that Samford Crew is a very competitive club team. We can hold our own on the water, and I'm excited to see how we can improve before our next race at Head of the Hooch," says Caroline Wolfe, Director of Recruitment.
The Novice Women's 4+ included Erica Eades (stroke), Amy Giboney, Abbie Kat Williamson, and Keely Fischbach, with cox Lyra Lapruade. The Mixed Varsity 4+ included Emily Sandgren (stroke), Olivia Sims, Patrick Cothran, and Alex Woods, with cox Camille Davis. The Women's Varsity 4+ included Emily Sandgren (stroke), Olivia Sims, Hannah Thompson, and Caroline Wolfe, with Cox Heath Padgett.