Women's Rowing To Host BC & UConn On April 19

Kiley McLean

Holy Cross Women's Rowing
Scoreboard: No team scores at Knecht Cup, West Windsor Township, N.J., 4/12
Saturday, April 19, vs. Boston College & Connecticut, Worcester, Mass., 9:00 a.m.

  • The Holy Cross women's rowing team will take on Boston College and Connecticut on Saturday, April 19 on Lake Quinsigamond. Go here for the schedule: http://qra.org/regattas/lanes.php?racedate=04%2F19%2F2014.
  • Last year, the varsity eight defeated BC and UConn. The varsity eight earned the Irving-Christensen Cup for the victory as the Crusaders also won it in 2011.
  • After taking on BC and UConn, the Crusaders will take on Rutgers on April 27. The Eastern Sprints are then scheduled for May 4. 
  • 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.