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Women's Crew Claims Second in Final Fall Race of the Season

Photo by Geoff Bolte, Clarus Studios
Photo by Geoff Bolte, Clarus Studios

-- By Gio Ortiz '21 --

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Wesleyan women's First Varsity 8 crew finished second overall in the 21-boat field at the Quinsigamond Fall Rowing Festival on Saturday morning to wrap up its fall season. The Cardinals crossed the finish line with a time of 20:04.9.

WPI won the race with a time of 19:39.3, while Coast Guard placed 3rd with a time of 20:11.6.

RACE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Wesleyan's Second V8 placed sixth overall with a time of 20:24.5 and was the top 2v8 crew in the race.
  • Additionally, the Cardinals 3v8 raced and finished 21st with a time of 23:51.9. It was the first race of the season for Wesleyan's 3v8 boat which featured seven freshmen.

UP NEXT:

  • The Cardinals are off for the rest of the fall and will resume racing in the spring.