Area rowers win gold, silver in Indy


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Members of the Dayton Rowing Club who participated in the Indy Sprints rowing competition, June 24 at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis. Front — Marion Stout, Becky Rounds, Maureen Schlangen, Jennifer Speed, Vicki Schwab. Back — Anne Athmer, Jane Wittmann, Vince Leopold, Amy O’Connor, Pete Hoshor, Susan Federinko, Andy Walczak, Julie Wittmann, Marty Carrabine.


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INDIANAPOLIS — The Dayton Boat Club masters rowing team — including two Fairborn rowers — earned a gold medal and a silver medal in races against clubs from across the Midwest.

The mixed masters eight boat took first out of six entries from Columbus, Indianapolis and St. Louis. The men’s four took silver in its nine-boat race with crews from Chicago, Indianapolis, St. Louis and Pittsburgh. The women’s eight came in sixth.

Participating DBC rowers and coaches included Vicki Schwab and Marion Stout of Fairborn; Anne Athmer, Vince Leopold, Amy O’Connor, Jennifer Speed and Jane Wittmann of Oakwood; Maureen Schlangen of Kettering; Susan Federinko and Pete Hoshor of Centerville; Marty Carrabine of Springboro; and Becky Rounds, Andy Walczak and Julie Wittmann of Dayton. Carrabine and Julie Wittmann coach the team. Novice rower Mark Mathews of Beavercreek also attended.

New members are welcome to join the youth and adult rowing programs at Dayton Boat Club. For information, see daytonboatclub.org.

Dayton Boat Club is part of Dayton Regional Rowing, the nation’s only Community Olympic Development Program for rowing. A partnership of USRowing, Five Rivers MetroParks, the Dayton Boat Club and the Greater Dayton Rowing Association, Dayton Regional Rowing offers a community-based rowing program that helps athletes develop their performance, thus enhancing the Olympic sports feeder system in Dayton.

Members of the Dayton Rowing Club who participated in the Indy Sprints rowing competition, June 24 at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis. Front — Marion Stout, Becky Rounds, Maureen Schlangen, Jennifer Speed, Vicki Schwab. Back — Anne Athmer, Jane Wittmann, Vince Leopold, Amy O’Connor, Pete Hoshor, Susan Federinko, Andy Walczak, Julie Wittmann, Marty Carrabine.
http://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2017/07/web1_DBC-INDYSPRINTS_PS.jpgMembers of the Dayton Rowing Club who participated in the Indy Sprints rowing competition, June 24 at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis. Front — Marion Stout, Becky Rounds, Maureen Schlangen, Jennifer Speed, Vicki Schwab. Back — Anne Athmer, Jane Wittmann, Vince Leopold, Amy O’Connor, Pete Hoshor, Susan Federinko, Andy Walczak, Julie Wittmann, Marty Carrabine. Submitted photo

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Story courtesy of the Dayton Boat Club.

Story courtesy of the Dayton Boat Club.