NORWALK, Conn. – Maritime Rowing Club of Norwalk won three events en route to a third-place finish at the USRowing Club Nationals earlier this month in Camden, N.J.
The finish was the highest ever for Maritime in the event, which included 100 clubs and 2,100 rowers.
“I am so proud of our athletes,” coach Yan Vengerovskiy said. “This is the best showing we have ever had at Club Nationals and to do it with so many younger rowers makes me especially proud.”
New Canaan’s Mary Campbell won two golds. She won the Women’s Junior B (under 17 singles), and joined her sister, Claire, Lauren Bell and Cara Hoelzl on the winning Women’s Junior B quad. Bell is from New Canaan, and Hoelzl is from Wilton.
New Canaan’s Lee Mount and Darien’s Blake Lange won gold in the Men’s Double, and took fourth and fifth, respectively, in the Men’s Junior B Singles.
Wilton’s Carson West and his partner, Merrit Cullman, of Rye, N.Y., added a bronze in the Intercollegiate Lightweight Double. Maritime Rowing will compete Aug. 5-11 at the Canadian Henley Regatta.