Women's Rowing Concludes 2012-2013 Season

Laura Alves

Holy Cross Women's Rowing
3rd of 6 at Patriot League Championship, Worcester, Mass., 5/17
Season has concluded.

  • The Holy Cross women's rowing team concluded the 2012-2013 season by placing third out of six teams at the Patriot League Championship on Lake Quinsigamond. The Crusaders placed second in the second varsity eight race and was third in the varsity four race. This was the best ever result for a Holy Cross second varsity eight boat at the Patriot League Championship and the program's second silver medal, as the varsity four placed second in 2005.  
  • The varsity eight had a strong 2012-2013 season. On Saturday, April 27 the Crusaders defeated George Mason and Rutgers, The Crusaders placed first out of five boats Saturday, April 21 on Lake Quinsigamond. The Crusaders continued this streak on Sunday, April 22 when the women's varsity eight boat took the victory over Boston College and UConn to win the Irving-Christensen Cup in Worcester, Mass. The women's varsity eight placed second out of 34 boats at the Knecht Cup. The varsity eight started the spring season with a win versus Smith. During the fall season, the Crusaders placed first in the club eight race out of 17 boats at the Textile River Regatta, finished first out of 48 boats at the Snake Regatta, placed second in the club eight race out of 34 boats at the Head of the Charles Regatta and finished third in the open eight race out of 27 boats at the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta.
  • Senior Michele Grenier (Menands, N.Y.) is very involved with Holy Cross for a Cure. Go here to read a feature story on the senior rower: http://www.goholycross.com/sports/w-rowing/2012-13/releases/20130326cy5rfj.
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