Sunday, May 30, 2010

Malvern Rowing Wins 2 SRAA National Titles

This past friday and saturday Malvern competed in the Scholastic Rowing Association of America National Championships in Saratoga New York. Malvern had 6 boats qualify to compete and five of those boats made it to the final. The Varsity Double of Alec Somers and Austin Moore placed 4th in a very competitive final. Also placing 4th was the JV Quad of Alex Tammany, Austin Velte, and Robbie Smith and Alex Stotzko. Sophmore Julian Venonsky raced a hard fought race in the Varisty Single however he did not make the final. In a competitive final, Jeremy Gonzalez and Pat Allen placed third in the JV Double.

Malvern's two golds came from the Varisty Lightweight double and the Varsity Quad. The Varsity Lightweight Double of Bill Doughty and Dan Schwarz won their heat by 7 seconds which advanced them to the finals were they placed 1st by 9 seconds.

Malvern's Varisty Quad placed 1st in a competitive field. Mike Lewers, Austin Bury, Pat Donohue and Dave Matasic crossed the line 4 seconds ahead of 2nd place. This win marked the 4th year in a row that the Malvern Varsity Quad has won Philadelphia City Championships, Stotesbury and SRAA Nationals.

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Saturday, May 15, 2010

Malvern Rowing Wins Three Golds at Stotesbury Cup

Malvern Rowing competed well this past Friday and Saturday at the Stotesbury Cup Regatta. The Stotesbury Cup is the largest high-school regatta in the world with crews from all over the country and Canada participating. Malvern came home with 3 golds after many hard fought races.
Malvern's Varisty Single, freshman Trevor Pinos, fought hard but came up short in a tough qualifying heat. In addition, Malvern's Varsity 2X consisting of freshman Alex Stoczko and sophomore Julian Venonsky missed the semis by 2 seconds in a competitive event.
Malvern's JV 2X of freshman Alex Tammany and sophmore Robbie Smith, made it through the head race qualifier and the semi-final landing them in the Final.

Malvern's first win of the day came in the light-weight double event. The double consisting of Dan Schwarz and Bill Doughty placed first all the way through the qualifiers to the final where they finished with a time of 5:19; 5 seconds ahead of second place. For this Malvern won the Barker Trophy for the Varisty Lightweight Double.

Malvern's next gold came in the JV Quad event. Malvern's recently formed JV 4X comprised of Pat Allen, Austin Moore, Austin Velte, and Jeremy Gonzalez placed second in their time trial and 1st place in their semi-final. In a very competitive final Malvern placed 1st. This is the second year in a row that Malvern has won the George C. Hines Trophy for the JV Quad event.

The final gold medal came from Malvern's Varsity Quad of Mike Lewers, Austin Bury, Alec Somers, and Dave Matasic. The Quad came in 1st in their qualifier and semi and proceeded to the final where they had one of their toughest races of the year. The quad battled from behind to win the race by .4 seconds over second place with a time of 4:49. This win marked the fourth year in a row that Malvern has come home with the Sonzogni Trophy for the Champions of the Men's Varsity 4X.

Malvern looks forward to competing in two weeks at SRAA Nationals in Saratoga, NY.
To See Complete Results from Stotesbury Click Here For Friday, Here For Saturday
For Malvern and Stotesbury featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer click here

Saturday, May 08, 2010

Malvern Freshmen Win Double Event at Dr. White Regatta

Freshmen, Alex Tammany (left) and Alex Stotzko (right) won the Freshman Double last weekend at the Dr. White Regatta. Tammany and Stotzko finished 20 seconds ahead of second place. The single event in which Malvern had also entered was cancelled due to high winds.
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Monday, May 03, 2010

Malvern Rowing Takes Four Golds at City Championships / Accepts Horvat Trophy

This past weekend, Malvern Rowing competed in the Philadelphia City Championships. Malvern began the day by receiving the Horvat Trophy for having the most accumulated points in the 2010 Manny Flick Series.

Three Malvern Novice Rowers competed in the Novice Single event, Trevor Pinos advanced to the final where he placed 4th. Two more Malvern Novices competed in the Freshmen Double event, the double, consisting of Alex Stoczko and Alex Tammany, took Gold in the final after a hard fought race.

Malvern's JV Rowers had a good day on the water as well. Julian
Venonsky competed in the JV Single event where he placed 4th, and the JV Double of Robbie Smith and Austin Velte missed first place by .28 seconds as they took Silver.

Malvern's varsity rowers had a fantastic day onthe race course. The Varsity Light-Weight Doubles of Bill Doughty and Dan Schwarz, and Pat Allen and Jeremy Gonzalez, took 1st and 3rd respectively. Malvern's Varsity Double of Alec Somers and Austin Moore also grabbed gold, finishing almost four seconds ahead of second. To end the day, Malvern's Varsity Quad consisting of Mike Lewers, Austin Bury, Pat Donohue, and David Matasic placed 1st, winning by 8 seconds over second.

Malvern hopes to continue their success in the upcoming Stotesbury Regatta in Philadelphia, May 14, and 15th, Stotesbury is the largest High-School Regatta in the World.

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Saturday, May 01, 2010

Results: Cooper Cup

This past weekend Malvern competed at Cooper River in the Cooper Cup Regatta. Malvern raced well. For results click here