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Women's Crew Excels at Murphy Cup

Photo by Arya Alizadeh
Photo by Arya Alizadeh

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - At the 36th Memorial Murphy Cup in Philadelphia, Pa., Wesleyan's University women's crew competed against teams from all three NCAA divisions.


  • In the women's Division I Varsity Eight, the Cardinals' V8 qualified for the Gran Final and finished sixth overall. The group clocked a time of 7:35.47, while Drexel claimed first in 7:18.41.
  • In the women's Division II/III Varsity Eight, Wesleyan's 2V boat posted a time of 8:22.65 to claim fourth behind Thomas Jefferson (7:54.44), Washington College A (8:05.87), and Bryn Mawr (8:13.64).
  • The Cardinals also won the petite final in the Junior Varsity Eight with a time of 7:44.09, well ahead of second place Fordham (7:49.21).


  • Wesleyan takes on WPI, Smith, and Pacific Lutheran in Worcester, Mass. on Saturday, April 7th.

* Recap by Karl Ortegan '18 *