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Women’s Crew Opens 2018 Campaign at Head of the Riverfront

Women’s Crew Opens 2018 Campaign at Head of the Riverfront

HARTFORD, Conn. –  Wesleyan University's Women's Crew opened its 2018 campaign at the Head of the Riverfront in Hartford, Conn. on Saturday. 

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • The Cardinals placed fourth and seventh in the Open 8. The first boat the cross the finish line for Wesleyan clocked in with a time of 19:45.10, which was just 19 seconds behind third-place finisher Smith College. The second-place boat finished with a time of 20:40.99.
  • Wesleyan had four boats compete in the Open 4, finishing in third, eighth and 14th. The first boat crossed the finish line with a time of 23:06.65, while the next two boats finished the race with time of 25:02.93 and 26:53.87 respectively.  

UP NEXT:

  • The Cardinals will be idle for three weeks, before returning to the water at the Head of the Charles in Cambridge, Mass. on October 20th and 21st. Last year, the team placed second overall at the Head of the Charles and is looking to regain their first-place accolades from 2016.