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 suit as they led the no. 2 ranked* Harvard Varsity Lightweight 8 from wire to…

April 6, 2015

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 in the morning and secured a spot in the afternoon Final. They placed 4th in…

March 31, 2015

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 a lead from the start of the race. They continued to build on their lead…

March 23, 2015

Head of the Occoquan

The University of Delaware Men’s Heavyweight and Freshman Lightweight crews competed at the Head of the Occoquan in Fairfax Virginia. With slightly chilly weather, the Varsity and JV Heavyweight boats began the day with both racing in the Championship 8 category. The Varsity had an impressive win defeating over 30 competitors with Saint Joseph University coming in twelve seconds behind. The JV placed sixth and beat several schools’ varsity 8, which…

November 16, 2014

Lights at Princeton Chase and Heavies at The Head of the Schuylkill

The University of Delaware Men’s Crew team experienced yet another successful weekend of racing at The Head of the Schuylkill Regatta and the Princeton Chase. On Saturday, the Heavyweights traveled up to Philadelphia to compete in the Novice 8, Club 8, and Championship 8 events. The Freshman squad fielded three boats in the Frosh/Novice 8 event and finished in 8th, 15th and 30th places in a field of 32 crews….

November 3, 2014

Varsity Crews Achieve Unprecedented Results at The Head of the Charles

This year’s Head of the Charles marked the 50th anniversary for the famous regatta. Such a monumental year for both the regatta and the rowing community called for results of the same caliber from the University of Delaware crews. The team sent two boats up to Boston for the regatta.  The Varsity Heavyweight 8 competed in the Collegiate 8 event while the Varsity Lightweight 8 competed in the Lightweight 8…

October 20, 2014

Delaware Crew Opens Its Fall Season With a Successful Navy Day Regatta

The University of Delaware Men’s Crew team traveled to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to compete in the Navy Day Regatta on the Schuylkill River.  Both a tail wind and tail current called for some relatively fast conditions. The Freshman/Novice squad welcomed the opportunity to compete in their first collegiate race.  For some, it was an opportunity to experience their very first crew race, for others, it was a transition from high school racing,…

October 20, 2014

UDMC is Looking for Walk-On-Rowers, No Experience Necessary!

  After a championship season, the Delaware Men’s Crew Team is looking for novice rowers for the upcoming 2014-15 seasons. No prior experience is necessary; just a willingness to train in strength and endurance. The majority of our team is composed of walk-ons and as a novice you will be taught all the elements of rowing. It’s a great way to get involved at UD while competing against other prominent rowing…

August 25, 2014

UDMC Summer 2014 Recap

After an unprecedented 2014 Spring racing season, the University of Delaware oarsmen took advantage of the summer to train, work, and relax. For many, the summer welcomed jobs, internships, life guarding, cross training, and rowing. All of our athletes enjoyed their respective summer endeavors, and a handful of Delaware rowers took to the water for a few more months to row for a variety of rowing clubs around the country. Current athletes and alumni of the…

August 1, 2014

Dad Vail Regatta- Post Heats Update

UDMC will advance 6 boats to semi finals, 1 directly to finals, and race 1 straight final. Schedule for advancing semi finalists will be posted after the semi final results have been posted. Schedule and lane assignment for Saturday is as follows: 7:14 am Event #2 Semi 3 Men’s 1x (top 2 to final) Todd Summers Lane 5 and Corey Brown Lane 2 7:45 am Event #4 Semi 2 Men’s…

May 9, 2014