Four Yorktown Boats Medal at State Championships

Arlington, VA — The following Yorktown High School Crew boats earned championship medals at the Virginia Scholastic Rowing Championships on May 6 and May 13, 2017.  The state championship regatta is run by the Virginia Scholastic Rowing Association (

Lower Boat Champions (May 6, 2017):

Women’s Novice 4 — Gold

Cox:  Natasha Mansukhani

4 Kirsten Gulbranson

3 Jordan Joseph

2 Abigail Lynch

1 Sofia Hague

Coach: Elliott Lane

Women’s Novice 4 take gold!

Women’s Novice 8 — Gold

Cox: Ella Robertson

8 Ann Hecmanczuk

7 Catherine Donahue

6 Margot Edinger

5 Samantha O’Brien

4 Vera Nicole Close

3 Angelica Henriquez

2 Sarah Asinugo

1 Ella Gustafson

Women’s Novice 8 take gold!

Coach: Elliott Lane

Men’s 3 V — Silver

Cox: Jackson Quinn

8 Benjamin Salkind

7 Garrett Ferguson

6 Elliot Kim

5 Liam Gervais

4 Frankie Vazquez

3 Alexander Silbermann

2 Raj Hamann

1 Sam Schwarz

Coaches: Zach Johnson and Fielding Williams

Men’s 3V pull away from the awards dock after collecting their silver medals.

Upper Boat Champions (May 13, 2017):

Women’s Lightweight 8 — Gold

Cox: Niki Hamann

8 Kathleen Love

7 Lucy Khlopin

6 Ellie Styles

5 Gabrielle Sorresso

4 Anna Love

3 Madeleine Ferrara

2 Isabel Rogers

1 Danielle McCauley

Women’s Lightweight 8 take gold!

Coaches: Ken Shuster and Mara Rice

Established in 1967, Yorktown Crew is celebrating fifty years of rowing.  We have a proud tradition, consistently ranking as one of the top public high school programs in the metropolitan area. With over 100 athletes, we are one of the largest varsity sports at Yorktown High School in Arlington, Virginia.

Go Patriots!

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