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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