Women’s Crew Wins Head of the Fish Regatta to Cap off Impressive Fall

Photo by Mark Box
Photo by Mark Box


Regatta: Head of the Fish Regatta
1st of 20
Location: Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (Lee's Park)
Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016
The Lead: For the third consecutive regatta, Wesleyan University women's crew won its Varsity 8 race as the Cardinals took first overall at the Head of the Fish Saturday morning.


  • The Cardinals placed first overall out of 20 crews in the Varsity 8, and finished first out of 18 boats in the Second Varsity 8.
  • In addition, Wesleyan's Third Varsity 8 boat placed ninth out of 18 teams in the Second Varsity 8 race, while finishing first among Third Varsity 8 crews.


  • Saturday's race concludes an impressive 2016 fall campaign for Wesleyan women's crew, which featured first place finishes in the Varsity 8 at all three regattas; the Riverfront Recapture Regatta, the Head of the Charles Regatta and the Head of the Fish Regatta.
  • The full spring schedule will be posted to athletics.wesleyan.edu when available.


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