Men's Rowing Ready For Head Of The Charles

Tom Gallant

Scoreboard: No Team Scores, Snake Regatta, Worcester, Mass., 10/10
Schedule: Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 17-18, Head of the Charles Regatta, Boston, Mass., 7:45 a.m. (Saturday), 8:00 a.m. (Sunday) 

  • The Holy Cross men's rowing team continues its fall schedule Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 17-18, at the 45th Head of the Charles Regatta on the Charles River in Boston, Mass. The competition starts at 7:45 a.m. on Saturday and 8:00 a.m. on Sunday.
  • In the team's first outing of the season, three boats placed in the top 10 at the Snake Regatta on Saturday, Oct. 10, on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass. The first varsity eight took second behind WPI's first varsity eight, finishing 17.572 seconds behind. Holy Cross finished with the most boats in the top 10 with three. The Crusaders' second varsity eight took seventh while the freshman eight finished eighth. The first and second varsity eights from Bates finished third and 10th, respectively, while WPI's first and second varsity eights took first and fifth, respectively.
  • It's the second straight year that WPI and Holy Cross have finished 1-2 at the Snake Regatta. Last season, WPI's first varsity eight took first, crossing the finish line 3.214 seconds ahead of the Crusaders' first varsity eight.
  • Holy Cross will hosts its inaugural rowing weekend in conjunction with Homecoming and the Head of the Charles on Friday-Saturday, Oct. 16-17. Friday's events include a golf outing at the Leicester Country Club in Leicester, Mass. with a dinner to follow. On Saturday, there will be an alumni tent set up in the Head of the Charles Reunion Village. Those with questions can contact men's rowing head coach Todd Pearson at (508) 793-3712 or tpearson@holycross.edu.