NSU Eight Retains Boat of the Week Title
For the fifth straight week, the Nova Southeastern Varsity 8 was the strongest SSC boat on the water, this time logging an impressive showing at the SIRA Championships in Oak Ridge, Tenn to claim Sunshine State Conference Boat of the Week honors.
The Shark Eight won two heats to punch a ticket to the V8 grand final, where it finished second of six boats with a time of 6:46.10. Manning the NSU boat were coxswain Elizabeth Tortorici (Winter Park, Fla.), Alyssa O’Donnell (Ballston Spa, N.Y.), Lauren Boudreau (Waterford, N.Y.), Catherine Plesko (Brandon, Fla.), Abigail Schiavo (Northfield, N.J.), Taylor Van Horn (Cape Coral, Fla.), Claire Kurlychek (Land O’Lakes, Fla.), Jessica Sutter (Miami Beach, Fla.) and Mallorie Reinecke (Buffalo, N.Y.).
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