WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross men's rowing team took part in the Eastern Sprints on Lake Quinsigamond, racing against some of the top teams in the nation. The Crusaders finished in a tie for 15th place in the event, which was won by Harvard with 37 total points.
In the varsity eight, Holy Cross finished fourth in the third-level final with a time of 5:56.19. Pennsylvania won the third-level final (5:46.647), while Harvard took first place overall in the varsity eight (5:33.007). The Crusaders began the day with a sixth-place finish in their heat, with a time of 6:02.003.
In the second varsity eight, Holy Cross earned a fourth-place finish in the third-level final, clocking a time of 6:13.080. Pennsylvania won the third-level final (5:56.057), and Brown claimed first place overall in the second varsity eight (5:36.362). The Crusaders opened the day by finishing sixth in their heat (6:23.923).
In the freshman eight, Holy Cross took third place in the third-level final with a time of 5:56.532. Northeastern won the third-level final (5:54.102), while Harvard took first place overall in the freshman eight (5:37.298). The Crusaders began the day with a fifth-place finish in their heat (5:59.436).
Holy Cross continues action on the water at the IRA National Championship on June 3-5.