Congratulations on Nationals!

From l to r: Emma Rapp, Katie Aemisegger, Nina Tang, Genna Feirson, Women's JV4x in the Peter McVeigh 1760

From l to r: Emma Rapp, Katie Aemisegger, Nina Tang, Genna Feirson, the 2015 Women’s JV4x team rowed the “Peter McVeigh 1760” at SRAA Nationals this year.

Tossing our GA Crew Team caps in the air and firing the confetti cannons in honor of our rowing Patriots:

Jess Zettlemoyer, Zach Burkhart, Emma Rapp, Katie Aemisegger, Genna Feirson, and Nina Tang!

They competed against the best high school rowers from across the country in the Scholastic Rowing Association of America (SRAA) National Championship held in Camden, NJ, on May 22-23, 2015.

How’d they do?

Amazing!

confettiAll three of Germantown Academy’s boats advanced to the finals. Wow!

Read all about it at the Germantown Academy website: “Crew: Zettlemoyer wins gold at Scholastic Nationals”

See complete race results here.

Women’s JV 4x

Emma Rapp, Katie Aemisegger, Genna Feirson, and Nina Tang

HEAT: Second place, 05:39.530

GRAND FINAL: Fourth place, 05:38.673

(Competed against  Xavier Prep of Phoenix, AZ; Skyline of Ann Arbor, MI;  Ballston Spa of Saratoga, NY; Baldwin School of Bryn Mawr, PA; Poughkeepsie High School of Poughkeepsie, NY )

Women’s Varsity 1x

Jess Zettlemoyer

HEAT 3: First place, 06:21.620

GRAND FINAL: First place, 06:18.969

(Competed against Cincinnati Country Day School of Cincinnati, OH; Rutherford HS, Rutherford, NJ: Southampton High School of Southampton, NY; Berkeley Prep of Tampa, FL; Penn Charter of Philadelphia, PA )

Men’s Varsity 1x

Zach Burkhart

HEAT: First place, 05:36.400

SEMI-FINAL: Second place, 05:50.655

GRAND FINAL: Third place, 05:33.986

(Competed against Belen Jesuit Prep, of Miami, FL; Friends Select of Philadelphia, PA; Germantown Friends of Philadelphia, PA; Cincinnati Country Day School of Cincinnati, OH; Fort Plain High School of Fort Plain, NY)

A great finish to a great season! We’ll miss seniors Jess Zettlemoyer, who’s off to row at Boston College, and Zach Burkhart, who will row at Boston University. Good luck to you both — and to all the other seniors graduating this year: Kathryn Nunes, Hannah Mills, and Alex Straus. We’ll miss you!

SRAA

Director of Rowing Libby Peters, Jess Zettlemoyer (GA 15), Zach Burkhart (GA 15), Boy’s Coach Lauren Lehane