October 25, 2009

Holy Cross Men's Rowing Competes At Princeton Chase Regatta

PRINCETON, N.J. - The Holy Cross men's rowing team continued its fall season at the Princeton Chase Regatta on Lake Carnegie in Princeton, N.J. The Crusaders entered two boats into the heavyweight eight race, with the first varsity eight finishing in 24th place and the second varsity eight taking 39th.

The first varsity eight of senior coxswain Chris Hayden (Garden City, N.Y.), seniors Gaven Ehrlich (Rochester, N.Y.), Dan McGlinn (Ambler, Pa.), Garrett Pearce (Haworth, N.J.) and D.J. Estes (Falmouth, Mass.), junior Grant O'Connell (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.) and sophomores Peter Dwyer (Keene, N.Y.), Sean Corwen (New Rochelle, N.Y.) and Colin Hayes (Chanhassen, Minn.) crossed the line in 24th with a time of 14:12.451. The second varsity eight of sophomore coxswain Sean Burison (Worcester, Mass.), seniors Eddie Pinero (Forestdale, Mass.), Thomas O'Connor (Pelham, N.Y.) and Teddy Doyle (Belmont, Mass.), junior Pete Haney (Oreland, Pa.) and sophomores Trevor Zaleski (Haddonfield, N.J.), Dan Ryan (Wilmette, Ill.), Tom Gallant (Scotia, N.Y.) and Richard Sullivan (Quincy, Mass.) finished in 15:53.112 for 39th place.

Princeton's first varsity eight finished first with a time of 13:18.686, with the first varsity eight from Yale finishing in second place just three seconds behind. The first varsity eights from Columbia, Boston University and Cornell rounded out the top five. Forty boats in all participated in the men's heavyweight eight race.

The Crusaders return to action in two weeks when the team's novice rowers participate in the Green Monster Regatta in Hanover, N.H on Saturday, Nov. 7. The start time is set for 12:00 p.m.