March 25, 2006
WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross rowing teams hosted an event on Saturday afternoon with Boston College, Rhode Island and Simmons at Lake Quinsigamond. The men's squad took first in five different events as the women picked up two wins.
The men's varsity eight boat defeated Rhode Island by finishing in a time of 6:06.6 in the 2000-meter event.
Also, the men were victorious in the varsity lightweight eight (6:14.8), novice eight (6:30.8), and two varsity four events. Holy Cross defeated Boston College and Rhode Island in all of the events and took second to Boston Collge in the novice eight competition.
Picking up the win over Simmons College, the women's varsity eight A-boat finished in a time of 7:03.3. The women's second varsity four boat also defeated Simmons with a time of 8:16.3.
Both the men's and women's teams will host Coast Guard and Wesleyan next Saturday, April 1 at 8:00 p.m. on Lake Quinsigimond.