Hens Wrap Up A Successful Weekend Of Racing

April 10, 2017

For another exciting week in racing this season, the Lightweights headed up to Princeton, NJ for a meet with both Dartmouth College and hosts Princeton University. Conditions were tough for all races and crews, with cross headwinds picking up throughout racing.The Third, Fourth, and Fifth Varsity eights from delaware fell to Princeton, with the 3V finishing in second between Princeton and Dartmouth. The UD fighting 150 Second Varsity made history…

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Hens Wrap Up Spring Break With Some Racing

April 3, 2017

This weekend saw lots of racing among all crews, both lightweight and heavyweight, to wrap up a long and arduous spring break training trip to Wilmington, DE. The Heavyweight squad traveled to the Occoquan Sprints in Virginia, finishing first in their heat and second in the Grand Final, well rowed. The Junior Varsity 8+ event was a straight final, with the Delaware JV winning by 17 seconds over the field,…

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Hens Start the Spring Season

March 28, 2017

The Delaware 150’s started off the sprints season strong with a sweep of very quick crews from Georgetown University this past Saturday at Lake Carnegie in Princeton, NJ. The First Varsity 8+ kicked off the season with a fast time and some crisp bladework showcased on just about every oarsman’s Instagram. The Second Varsity 8+ capped off a strong race with a stronger sprint in the final meters to move…

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Delaware 150s Perform At C.R.A.S.H-B’s

February 24, 2017

Several Blue Hen lightweights competed at the C.R.A.S.H-B Sprints World Indoor Rowing Championships this month in Boston, both in the Open Men and Lightweight Men disciplines. President Will Roman clocked the fastest time of the day for the hens racing lightweight, with sophomore Jimmy McCullough, Junior Willy Marello, and Senior Kyle McCaig also turning in some quick times. Racing in the Open Men category, Cooper Hurley ’18, Edoardo Frezza ’19,…

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Hens Perform at Princeton Chase

November 1, 2016

In a rebuilding year following the loss of 4 seniors from the first varsity 8+, the UDMC lights took to the Princeton Chase this past weekend in the hopes of finding some final fall speed before winding down into the winter. Well represented with 4 varsity 8+s and 2 frosh 8+s, the Hens raced in ideal conditions this past Sunday against the same EARC programs they saw at the Head…

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Heavies Place 7th at Head of The Schuylkill

October 31, 2016

The Heavyweight team raced at the Head of the Schuylkill this past weekend in the Club Championship 8+, Championship 8+, and College Frosh/Novice 8+. They placed 6th and 27th in the Club Championship 8+, and 25th in the frosh 8+.  The varsity placed 7th in the Championship 8+, where they raced several collegiate teams as well as a Gold Challenge Cup 8+. Amongst college teams the heavyweights finished 4th behind Penn,…

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Strong Finishes For Hens At Navy Day and HOCR

October 31, 2016

All crews competed at the Navy Day Regatta in Philadelphia, with both the lightweight first varsity and the heavyweight first varsity competing in the Open/Collegiate Men’s 8+ event. The heavyweight first varsity placed 6th in a competitive field behind crews from Saint Joe’s, Drexel, GW, and The Naval Academy. The first varsity lightweight 8+ placed 9th among the same field, with some very solid rowing from both crews. The Heavyweight…

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Blue Hens Prepare For Fall Racing

October 25, 2016

All four squads raced at the Head of the Christina in the Men’s Collegiate 8+ exposition this fall, fine tuning some of the speed both teams are cultivating leading up to the Navy Day Regatta. The victorious crew was the Heavyweight first Varsity, with the lightweight class of 2017 8+ coming in second. These two crews were followed by the lightweight class of 2019 8+, Heavyweight second Varsity, two freshman…

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Blue Hens Have a Strong Summer

September 11, 2016

                                        This summer, many rowers from the Varsity Heavyweight and Lightweight squads kept up their training, rowing out of places such as Philadelphia and Boston, at boat clubs like Vesper Boat Club, Undine Barge Club, and Riverside Boat Club. Still others worked in a professional setting in their field, preparing for…

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Coach Chuck Crawford Named USRowing’s Collegiate Coach of the Year

January 29, 2016

Delaware Men’s Crew Head Coach Chuck Crawford was nominated for the “Collegiate Coach of the Year” title in the 2015 USRowing Fan’s Choice awards.  Crawford was one of five nominees.  Cornell’s Chris Kerber, Virginia Commonwealth University’s Yuriy Levitskiy, Bates College’s Peter Steenstra, and Ohio State University’s Andy Teitelbaum were among the other nominees. Crawford finished first in the final polls and was honored at the 2015 Golden Oars dinner at the New York…

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