Connecticut Boat Club Raced and Medaled at Mercer Lake Sprints, Princeton NJ

Connecticut Boat Club (CBC) raced and received gold, silver and bronze medals in the Mercer Lake Springs in Princeton, N.J. which was hosted by Princeton National Rowing Association (PNRA) and the ISA. This event combined the highly successful Mercer Lake Sprints and the ISA Sculling Championships and was open to all high schools and junior rowing clubs.

Below are the boats and athletes that medaled:

GOLD MEDAL, Women’s Youth 4-: Heidi Jacobson of Greenwich, Jenna Macrae of New Canaan, Kat Kern of Greenwich, and Casey Batson of Darien.

GOLD MEDAL, Women’s Youth Light Weight 2x: Caroline Patafio of Ridgefield and Taylor Brown of Ridgefield.

SILVER MEDAL, Women’s Youth 2-: Julia Abbruzzese of Darien and Ridgefield and Catherine Garrett of Darien.

SILVER MEDAL, Women’s Youth Second Varsity 4+ Cece Challe of New Canaan (coxswain), Bridget Galloway of Ridgefield, Ellie Urdang of Greenwich, Clara Geffs of Greenwich, and Ella Petreski of Pound Ridge, NY.

BRONZE MEDAL, Women’s Youth Varsity 4+ Bella Fox of Wilton (coxswain), Julia Abbruzzese of Darien and Ridgefield, Catherine Garrett of Darien, Olivia Luther of Fairfield, and Kat Kern of Greenwich.


About CBC (Connecticut Boat Club)

Connecticut Boat Club is a high performance girl’s youth (middle school and high school) rowing club and Women’s Masters program based on the Norwalk River in Norwalk, Connecticut. Founded in the spring of 2010 by U.S. National Team Junior/CBC head coach Liz Trond, the team includes girls from throughout southwestern Connecticut and Westchester County New York. CBC has proven to be a dominant force in scholastic rowing, most notably bringing home medals at Junior Worlds from 2010-2017. The team dominates their competition at races including the Head of the Charles, the San Diego Crew Classic, the Saratoga Invitational, the Head of the Schuylkill, and the Head of the Housatonic to name a few. For more information, please visit the website and Facebook page.


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