HARTFORD, Conn. – Wesleyan University's Men's Crew opened its 2018 fall season by winning the Collegiate Open 8 and capturing the Muncie Cup at the Head of the Riverfront. The JV boat placed fifth, beating out all other jv competitors.
- Wesleyan placed first and fifth during the Collegiate Open 8, with times of 16:33.43 and 17:06.04 respectively.
- During the Open 4, the men raced to second and eighth place finishes. The first boat crossed in 19:52.95, which was just 19 seconds behind first place finisher WPI, while the second boat clocked in at 22:13.72.
- The Open Novice 4 team had success, placing second with a time of 21:19.62, just seven seconds behind first-place UCONN.
- 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.