Holy Cross To Host Inaugural Rowing Weekend

Garrett Pearce and Eddie Pinero

Rowing Weekend Brochure

- Holy Cross rowing director Patrick Diggins '86 and men's rowing coach Todd Pearson '98 have announced the inaugural Holy Cross Rowing Weekend to take place Friday, Oct. 16 and Saturday, Oct. 17. The two-day event will happen in conjunction with both Holy Cross' Homecoming Weekend and the 45th Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston.

Friday's festivities will feature an 18-hole golf outing, banquet and prizes at the Leicester Country Club in Leicester, Mass. Participants will include the current Holy Cross rowing coaching staff, former Crusader rowers, family members of past and current student-athletes, alumni and fans. On Saturday an alumni tent will be set up at the Head of the Charles Reunion Village. Holy Cross graduates, friends and former teammates are encouraged to show up and cheer on those who have chosen to race in the Alumni 8 events taking place at 11:06 a.m. and 11:22 a.m. More details can be found here: http://www.hocr.org/2009HOCR/rv.asp 

Both days' events are open to everyone. The golf outing, which will be in scramble format and include a shotgun start, begins Friday at 11:00 a.m. with check-in at 9:30 a.m. The dinner buffet follows at 4:00 p.m. Participation in the weekend's events begins at $95. Space is limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

If you have any questions, please contact Todd Pearson at (508) 793-3712 or tpearson@holycross.edu. To download the sign-up form for the golf outing, please click on the link at the top of the story.