After a successful Day 2 at CURCs, the Men’s team claimed 4th overall and the Women’s team claimed 5th. Here are the full results:
Starting off the men’s side, Matthew Finley put on an amazing finish to pull ahead and place 2nd in the Heavyweight Men’s 1x, just 3 seconds behind Trent and 1 second ahead of Queens. In the Lightweight Men’s 1x, Eric Buchanan put down a solid performance and moved up 5 places to finish 1st in the PF.
Next up, the Heavyweight Men’s 8+ of Jacob Martens (b), Ian Pierce, Alex Roger, Ryan Malcowski, Zach Koroll, Taylor Ashwood, Nick Heffernan, Matthew Finley (s), and Mackenzie Boyes (c) finished in 3rd after a big battle between UBC and UVic through the 1000m. They also took down their rivals from Western by 5 seconds.
The Lightweight Men’s 2x of Taylor Ashwood (b) and Owen Voelkner (s) placed 5th overall in the Final. Finley (b) and Heffernan (s) placed 6th after a tough race in the Heavyweight Men’s 2-. In the last Men’s event of the day, Zach Whiteley (b), Martens, Ashwood, Voelkner (s), and Aurora Gordon (c) placed 4th in the Final.
Moving to the Women’s side, Katie Ayres (b) and Sarah-Jane Mambella (s) placed 2nd in the PF after closing the gap between Brock and the Dinos. The Heavyweight Women’s 2- of Anna Maloney (b) and Amanda Martin (s) had an amazing race placing 5th after taking down their rival, Queens, for the first time this season.
The Lightweight Women’s 4+ of Ayres (b), Alicia Piazza, Andrea Jansen, Erin Corkery (s) and Laura Court (c) placed 6th overall after a tough race through the bottom 750m. In the Heavyweight Women’s 1x, Isabella Mazzarolo placed 4th in the PF, moving up one place from the Time Trial. Piazza then took to the Lightweight Women’s 1x placing 6th in the PF.
Ending CURCs was the Heavyweight Women’s 8+ of Jansen (b), Jenna Osborne, Kayla Krasnor, Corkery, Mazzarolo, Maloney, Martin, Brianna Spanics (s), and Court (c). After an exciting race, the crew placed 4th, moving up a placing since the Time Trials and holds the highest placing the Women’s 8+ has had in the past 3 years.
CURCs marks the end of the 2017 Fall Season.