May 3, 2011

Crusaders Set For ECAC National Championship

WOMEN'S ROWING
Scoreboard:
4th of 25, New England Championship, Worcester, Mass., 4/30
Schedule: Sunday, May 8, ECAC National Invitational, Worcester, Mass., 8:00 a.m.

  • The Crusaders return to action on Lake Quinsigamond on Sunday, May 8, when they compete at the ECAC National Invitational at 8:00 a.m. Last season, the Crusaders placed 13th of 20 teams. In both 2009 and 2007, after qualifying heats were raced, the finals were canceled due to weather conditions. In 2008, the Crusaders placed second out of 27 teams.
  • The Crusaders finished fourth out of 25 teams at the New England Championship on Lake Quinsigamond. Williams won the point trophy. The second varsity eight won the bronze medal by placing third, while the varsity eight and the novice eight finished fifth and the novice four placed sixth as all four boats qualified for the finals.
  • The Crusaders placed fourth at the Patriot League Championship. The Crusaders placed third in the second varsity eight and the varsity four races, while they finished fourth in the varsity eight.
  • On April 17, the Crusaders took two of three races versus Boston College and Connecticut on Lake Quinsigamond. The varsity eight won the Irving-Christensen Cup.