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Men’s Crew Wins Collegiate 8 at Head of the Riverfront

Photo by Arya Alizadeh
Photo by Arya Alizadeh

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.