Women's Rowing Falls To Columbia, UMass, and Colgate

April 2, 2006


PELHAM, N.Y. - The Holy Cross women's rowing team finished last in four races on Sunday morning at Glen Island Park in Pelham, N.Y. Columbia won all four races followed by UMass, Colgate and Holy Cross.

In the varsity eight competition, the Crusaders finished last with a time of 7:09.4. Columbia was victorious with a time of 6:45.8 followed by UMass and Colgate in second and third, respectively.

The Holy Cross second varsity eight crew finished with a time of 7:23.3, 15 seconds behind leader Columbia.

In the varsity four race, the women finished with a time of 8:23.8 behind Columbia, UMass and Colgate, in order.

The Crusader novice eight boat (7:43.7) also took last place behind Columbia and UMass.

Next up for the Holy Cross women's rowing team is Knetch Cup, a two-day event that begins on Saturday, April 8 in Camden, N.Y.