Women's Rowing Set For Eastern Sprints

Lauren Yacobucci

Holy Cross Women's Rowing
Scoreboard: No team scores at Rutgers, New Brunswick, N.J., 4/27
Schedule: Sunday, May 4 at Eastern Sprints, Camden, N.J., 8:00 a.m.

• The Holy Cross women's rowing team will return to action on Sunday, May 4 when it competes at the Eastern Sprints on the Cooper River in Camden, N.J.

• Last year, The Crusaders placed ninth out of 12 teams with 42 total points at the Eastern Sprints. The third varsity eight won the grand final. The varsity eight and varsity four each placed second in the petite final, while the second varsity eight placed third in the petite final.

• 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.