About UDMC

The University of Delaware Men’s Crew Team is a Club Rowing program that represents the University of Delaware in the Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges as well as the American Collegiate Rowing Association. Under the direction of head coaches Chuck Crawford and Joe Kleiman and with the assistance of freshmen coaches Phil Kleiman, Russell Garrett and Dan Salerno, UDMC operates similar to elite varsity rowing programs, club in name alone. This nationally ranked program offers its athletes opportunities for competition throughout the fall and spring seasons including Head of the Charles Regatta, Dad Vail Regatta, ACRA Championship, and the potential to compete in the Henley Royal Regatta.

Potential Athletes,

If you are a high school rower or coxswain and would like to find out more information on how you could row or cox for Delaware, fill out our recruitment form by clicking the recruiting tab or contact the recruiting officer at recruit@delawarecrew.com.


As a UDMC parent your support is greatly valued. For information on how you can participate in stocking the food tent for our athletes and guests at races, please contact senior parent Mary LaChant at lachant-mary@CooperHealth.edu

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Fightin 150’s vs. MIT

On Saturday, the Delaware Lightweights took on the Engineers of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for some competitive racing on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia. Delaware’s Freshman Lightweight 8 won their race, besting the Delaware 3rd Varsity 8 by 2.7 seconds and MIT 3rd Varsity 8 by 5.6 seconds. The 2nd Varsity 8 defeated the …

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Heavyweights Advance 1st and 2nd Varsity Eights to the Grand Final at SIRAS

This past weekend, the Heavyweights competed at the SIRAs (Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association) Regatta in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The boats competing included a Novice 4, 3rd Varsity 8, 2nd Varsity 8, and Varsity 8. The Novice 4 began the racing for the Heavies. They raced following a fog delay early on Saturday morning and placed …

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Heavies and Frosh Lights Compete at Knecht Cup

The Freshman Lightweights raced in the Freshman Novice 8 category and placed 2nd in their Heat in a competitive race falling just short of Trinity. Following their heat, the Freshmen Lightweights raced in the Grand Final against other tough competition. They followed closely behind Drexel and Mercyhurst beating a handful of heavyweight teams and placing …

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Fightin’ 150’s continue to show significant speed against Harvard, Georgetown and Dartmouth

This past Sunday, the UD Fightin’ 150’s hit the water on Princeton’s Carnegie Lake to take on both Harvard and Georgetown crews. The 2V Lightweight 8 set the tone for the day of racing as they finished 5.2 seconds ahead of Harvard’s 2V and over 17 seconds ahead of Georgetown’s 2V. The 1V Lightweight 8 followed …

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Delaware Crew Shows Depth at Murphy Cup Regatta

This past weekend, the Delaware Fightin’ 150’s took the opportunity to race at the 33rd Memorial Murphy Cup Regatta, on the Cooper River in Pennsauken, New Jersey. The Lightweight team took a total of five boats to the regatta. Delaware’s Freshman Lightweight 4 competed in the Freshman/Novice Heavyweight 4 event. The 4 won their heat …

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1V - Georgetown

UDMC Season Opener: Lights vs. Georgetown Heavies vs. Lehigh

This past weekend, the Lightweight squad traveled to Washington, D.C. to race the Georgetown University lightweights. Saturday morning on the Potomac River brought a fair current, brisk temperatures, and calm water. The first race of the day consisted of Georgetown and Delaware’s 2nd Varsity 8’s, as well as Delaware’s Freshman 8. The Delaware 2V asserted …

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