Women's Rowing Opens Spring Season With Two Home Events

March 24, 2009

Weekly women's rowing crusader notes.

Holy Cross Women's Rowing

Schedule: Saturday, March 28 vs. Coast Guard & Wesleyan, Worcester, Mass., 9:00 a.m.

Sunday, March 29 vs. Radcliffe & Smith, Worcester, Mass., 9:00 a.m.

  • The Holy Cross women’s rowing team kicks off its spring season this weekend, hosting Coast Guard and Wesleyan on Saturday, March 28 at 9:00 a.m. The Crusaders will also host Radcliffe and Smith on Sunday, March 29 at 9:00 a.m.
  • Holy Cross met Smith two times during the 2008 season with both events hosted in Worcester. On March 30, the Crusaders' third varsity eight finished a head-to-head race with Smith with a time of 7:24.7, while Smith had a 7:44.7 finish time. The women’s varsity eight and novice eight also beat Smith during the day’s races. On April 12, the women’s varsity eight boat took first place in a four-boat race with Smith finishing fourth.
  •  Holy Cross faced Radcliffe once last season. On March 30, the Crusaders placed second behind Radcliffe in the varsity eight, second varsity eight and novice eight races.