March 31, 2009
Men's Rowing Opens Spring Season Versus MIT And Columbia
March 31, 2009
Men's Rowing notes.
Schedule: Saturday, April 4 at #20 MIT and #8
Columbia, Boston, Mass., 7:48 a.m.
Sunday, April 5 vs.
Dartmouth, Worcester, Mass., 12:00 p.m.
The Holy Cross men's rowing team begins its spring season this
weekend on the road, traveling to face MIT and Columbia on
Saturday, April 4, at 9:00 a.m. The Crusaders return home to host
their first regatta of the year, competing against Dartmouth on
Sunday, April 5, at 8:00 a.m.
The Crusaders met with Columbia and MIT once during the 2008 season
at the Alumni Cup in Pelham, N.Y. On April 5, the men's varsity
eight finished third with a time of 6:16.4, just behind
second-place MIT (6:14.5). Columbia finished first in the event
with a time of 6:01.2. During the second varsity eight, Columbia
had a first-place time of 6:29.9, followed by Holy Cross (6:40.1).
In the Novice Eight event, Columbia grabbed first place with a time
of 6:16.5, followed by MIT (6:18.4) and Holy Cross (6:25.9).
Holy Cross met with Dartmouth last season on April 6, with the
Crusaders' second varsity eight taking first place in their race
with a time of 6:16.4, followed by Dartmouth (6:23.0) and the Holy
Cross third varsity eight (6:45.0). Dartmouth finished first in the
novice eight race with a time of 6:07.3, followed by Holy Cross
(6:31.2) and the Dartmouth second novice eight boat (6:49.9).