No. 2 Women’s Crew Places Second at New England Rowing Championships

Photo by Mark Box
Photo by Mark Box

THE BASICS:

Regatta: New England Rowing Championships
Location: Worcester, Mass. (Lake Quinsigamond)
Date: Saturday, May 6, 2017
The Lead: The nationally-ranked No. 2 Wesleyan University women's crew took second overall in both the Varsity 8 and Second Varsity 8 at the 2017 New England Rowing Championships Saturday morning.  

REGATTA HIGHLIGHTS:

  • The Cardinals advanced to the grand final of the Varsity 8 after placing second in heat two with a mark of 7:34.966. In the grand final, the crew crossed the finish line in 7:27.315 to take second overall out of six boats behind Bates (7:16.790).
  • In heat three of the Second Varsity 8, Wesleyan took second with a mark of 8:19.762 to advance to the grand final. In the grand final, the Cardinals finished second overall in the six-crew field with a time of 7:46.164. Bates won the event in 7:38.919.
  • The Third Varsity 8 was cancelled due to inclement weather conditions.

UP NEXT:

  • The Cardinals return to Lake Quinsigamond Friday, May 12 for the ECAC/National Invitational Rowing Championships.

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