Tismer Earns Slot in National Crew Meet



Norfolk Collegiate sophomore Johannes Tismer took second place in the men’s single competition at the Virginia Scholastic Rowing Championships in Occoquan, which qualified him to compete in the Scholastic Rowing Association regatta on Mercer Lake in New Jersey this weekend.

Tismer becomes the first Norfolk Collegiate rower to earn a slot in the national competition.

At the state meet, he finished six seconds behind the winner and three seconds in front the the third-place rower.

Male Singles Final
1st Gloucester (C. Holland) 06:52.50
2nd Norfolk Collegiate (J. Tismer) 06:58.15
3rd W. Albermarle A (O. Coleman)07:01.61

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