Wesleyan’s historic 2019 season came to an end Sunday as men’s crew competed at the National Invitational Rowing Championship, in conjunction with the NESCAC Rowing Championships. The Cardinal’s Varsity Four boat highlighted the day as it finished third overall.
The Wesleyan men’s and women’s rowing teams will compete for the 2019 NESCAC Rowing Championships Sunday, May 12, which will be held at Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass. The NESCAC Championship is awarded based on performance in the first varsity eight grand final race at the National Invitational Rowing Championship (NIRC).
Wesleyan men's crew, seeded No. 1 entering the 2019 New England Rowing Championships, won the Varsity 8 with a time of 6:08.275 at Lake Quinsigamond on Saturday and finished fourth overall in the team point standings with 60.60 points. It's the Cardinals fourth V8 win in program history (1967, 1987, 2004) as they claimed the Rusty Callow Trophy.
Wesleyan men’s rowing defended the Norm Graf Cup on Sunday morning by defeating Trinity and Connecticut College in the Varsity 8 and 2nd Varsity 8 races. The Cardinals finished third overall in both events, while claiming the Varsity 4 by a significant margin.
MAITLAND, Fla. – The Wesleyan men’s crew team opened the spring portion of its season with a trio of first-place finishes at the Spring Break Race hosted by Rollins College at Lake Maitland. The V8 (L>R in photo: Harrison Malec, Jimmy McShane, Dominic Sobieszek, Jack Sheffer, Theo Simko, Brendan Joyce, Ben Lynch, Luke Forsthoefel and Will Humphrey) beat the University of Florida, cruising to first place with a time of 5:48.1. The second V8 beat out two University of Florida boats, clocking in at 6:07.3. Wesleyan’s two boats were the only entered in the V4 “B” race as boat A placed first with a time of 6:50.6, while boat B completed the course in 6:57.7. The Cardinals will race again on March 30th when they host Coast Guard.
As a continuation of their outstanding rowing careers at the collegiate level, juniors Sam Pratt and Rachelle Flowers of the Wesleyan University men's and women's crew team were selected to represent Team USA at the 2018 World University Championships in Shanghai, China, on Aug. 10-12.
Wesleyan University women’s crew set a program record with five all-conference selections—seniors Amanda Molitor, Sophia Shoulson, Nicole Gershberg, junior Rachelle Flowers and sophomore Rachael Crunkleton—while senior Chris Wyckoff represented the men’s side when the league announced its 2018 NESCAC Men’s and Women’s Rowing All-Conference Teams on Wednesday afternoon.
Wesleyan University men’s crew competed at the 2018 National Invitational Rowing Championship (NIRC) on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass. on Friday, with the Second Varsity 8 boat highlighting the day by taking first in the Petite Final.
The Wesleyan University men’s and women’s rowing teams will compete in the 2018 NESCAC Rowing Championships Friday, May 11, which will be held at Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass. The NESCAC Championship is awarded based on performance in the first varsity eight grand final race at the National Invitational Rowing Championship (NIRC),
Wesleyan University men's crew finished seventh overall out of 23 programs in the team point standings at the 2018 New England Rowing Championship Saturday in Worcester, Mass. The Cardinals competed in the Varsity 8, 2nd Varsity 8 and 3rd Varsity, reaching the Grand Final in both the 2V8 and 3V8.
Wesleyan University men’s crew competed against Holy Cross and NESCAC foe Trinity on Sunday, as the Cardinals claimed second in all three races it competed in—the Varsity 8, 2nd Varsity 8 and 3rd Varsity 8.
Wesleyan University men’s crew took two of four races at the Little Three Championships against Amherst and Williams on Lake Ononta Saturday, but the Ephs took the title by claiming the Varsity 8 race by three seconds.
Wesleyan University men’s crew competed at the two-day Head of the Charles Regatta this weekend, and finished 17th out of 37 boats in the Men’s Collegiate Eights. The Cardinals, who also finished fourth overall amongst NESCAC opponents, crossed the finish line in 15:00.457.