May 8, 2012

Crusaders Set For Eastern Sprints On May 13

Holy Cross Women's Rowing

Scoreboard:
2nd of 27 at New England Championship, Worcester, Mass., 5/5
Schedule:
Sunday, May 13 at Eastern Sprints, Camden, N.J., 8:00 a.m.

  • The Holy Cross women's rowing team will return to the Cooper River in Camden, N.J., for the third time this spring season to race at the Eastern Sprints on Sunday, May 13. The Crusaders previously competed on the Cooper River at the Knecht Cup and the Patriot League Championship.
  • The Crusaders placed second out of 27 teams at the 2012 New England Championship on Lake Quinsigamond on May 5. The second varsity eight and second varsity four each placed second earning silver medals, while the varsity eight won bronze by finishing third.
  • The second varsity eight has won two medals this season with a silver at the New England Championship and a bronze at the Patriot League Championship. The second varsity eight also has four first-place finishes and one second-place finish. On March 31, the Crusaders finished first versus Simmons and Smith, while on April 1, HC defeated Bates, Trinity, Wellesley, WPI and Rochester. On April 7, the Crusaders placed second as Boston College finished first and UMass placed third. It also placed fifth out of 28 boats at the Knecht Cup on April 14-15. The eight was also victorious against William Smith and Ithaca on April 21 before defeating UConn on April 22.