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Cardinal’s V8 & 2V8 Triumph in Head-to-Head Against UMASS & Tufts

Photo by Arya Alizadeh
Photo by Arya Alizadeh

MEDFORD, Mass. – The Wesleyan men's crew team competed against Bates, UMASS and Tufts on Saturday morning, as the Varsity 8 and the Second Varsity 8 were both victorious in all of their races.


  • In its first race of the day, the Varsity 8 crossed the finish line in 5:59.6 to outlast UMASS (6:04.2) and advance to the final. In the championship, Wesleyan edged NESCAC rival Tufts, clocking in at 5:55.9, just four seconds ahead of the Jumbos.
  • The second V8 clocked in at 6:18.2, ahead of UMASS (6:26.4) to advance to the final. The 2V8 triumphed over NESCAC rival Tufts in the championship, crossing the line in 6:16.8, while the Jumbos clocked in at 6:32.6.



  • The Cardinals will compete for the Little Three title on Saturday in Pittsfield, Mass.