Women's Rowing Set For Knecht Cup

Schedule: Saturday & Sunday, April 12-13, at Knecht Cup, West Windsor Township, N.J., 8:00 a.m.

  • The Holy Cross women's rowing team will compete at the Knecht Cup on Saturday and Sunday, April 12-13, on Mercer Lake in West Windsor Township, N.J. Last year, the varsity eight placed second out of 34 boats.
  • The Crusaders were picked to finish sixth in the 2014 Patriot League preseason poll. The Patriot League Championship will be held on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass. on May 16. Navy, who won the Patriot League Championship last season, finished first with 121 total points and nine first-place votes. The Patriot League champion will earn a bid to the NCAA Rowing Championship, set for May 30-June 1 at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis. Last year, the Crusaders placed third at the Patriot League Championship.
  • During spring break the Crusaders traveled to Cocoa Beach, Fla., to train for the spring season. Go here to read the blog from the trip: http://www.goholycross.com/sports/w-rowing/2013-14/releases/201403030xrkrp.