Women’s Rowing Opens Fall At Head of the Riverfront

HARTFORD, Conn. – The Sacred Heart rowing team opened its fall season at the Head of the Riverfront in Hartford.

The Pioneers competed in two events, the Collegiate 4+ and the Open 2x. The Collegiate 4+ crew of Christina Pesci, Jaclyn Smith, Christina Fratto, Jillian Gray, and Catherine Lott placed ninth in the 2.5 mile race with a time of 20:02.57. Smith and Lott had a great showing in the Open 2x, finishing third with a time of 19:56.30. It was the first medal performance of the season for Sacred Heart.