Women’s Crew Competes Against Bates, Tufts and Wellesley

Photo by Mark Box
Photo by Mark Box

THE BASICS:

Regatta: Tufts, Bates, Wellesley, Wesleyan
Location: Medford, Mass. (Malden River)
Date: Saturday, April 15, 2017
The Lead: The No. 1 Wesleyan University women's crew competed against Tufts University, Bates College and Wellesley College Saturday afternoon, and picked up a Varsity 8 win against Wellesley, as well as victories in the 2nd Varsity 8 and 3rd Varsity 8 against Tufts.

REGATTA HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In its head-to-head Varsity 8 race against Wellesley's boat, the Cardinals defeated the Blue by crossing the finish line in 6:38. Wellesley crossed the 2000m race in 6:47.
  • Wesleyan also picked up a win against Tufts, the host school, in the 2nd Varsity 8. The Cardinals finished in 6:54, while the Jumbos placed in 7:21.
  • In the 3rd Varsity 8, Wesleyan cruised past Tufts with a time of 7:06 compared to 7:32. The crew finished second in its head-to-head matchup against Bates, however, as it crossed the finish line in 7:18.6. Bates placed in 7:14.1.

UP NEXT:

  • The Cardinals return to action Saturday, April 22 and will compete against Williams on Onota Lake in Pittsfield, Mass.

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