The UVic Vikes men’s rowing team finished third overall the 2013 Canadian University Rowing Championships at McGill University’s Olympic Basin in Montreal.
The Vikes men’s pair (sweeping) of Will O’Connell and Sean Decter took first on the two-kilometre course and the Vikes men’s double (sculling) of Alex Walker and Lee Hall were also first. O’Connell and Decter were in the men’s eight that finished fourth. The Vikes women’s team was fourth with top showings from pair Jillian Legare and Rebecca Zimmerman, and the lightweight quad of Becky Wilder, Cate White, Renae Barks, Emily Garry, Kiersten Van Gulick, were both second.
Vikes women’s individual results:
1x: Amanda Pomphrey (12th, 00:09:58.04)
LW2x: Renae Barks, Emily Garry (3rd, 0:09:00.63)
LW1x: Renae Barks (3rd, 00:09:22.19)
Vikes men’s individual results:
V8+: Maxim Ellison, Connor McGuigan, Elyas Forstbauer, Gareth Lindstrom, Will O’Connell, Sean Decter, Christopher Marshall, Sean Carnduff, Alexandra Clancy (4th, 0:06:39.09)
LM4+: Andrew Hendrickson, Sam Garber, Lee Hall, Alex Walker, Alexandra Clancy (6th, 0:07:41.19)
1x: Connor McGuigan (9th) 0:09:02.22)
LM1x: Alex Walker (5th, 0:08:43.03)