UDMC Travels to Oak Ridge Tennessee for SIRA Regatta

The Varsity Heavyweights and Freshmen/Novice crews traveled to Oak Ridge, Tennessee to compete in the Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association (SIRA) Regatta. The first day of racing was composed of heats, and took place on Friday, April 18. After weigh-ins, the Freshmen Lightweight Four competed in a time trial for placement in the A Final. A highly competitive Novice Heavyweight Eight lined up next, but were unfortunately disqualified from the regatta…

April 23, 2014
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UDMC Fields 8 Boats and Advances 5 Boats to the Grand Finals at Knecht Cup

This past weekend, the entire University of Delaware Men’s Crew team traveled to Mercer Lake in West Windsor, New Jersey to compete in the Knecht Cup. The team fielded eight boats in the regatta, with five advancing to the grand final. Both the 1st Varsity Heavyweights and Lightweights competed in the Varsity Heavyweight 8 event.  Both boats raced in separate heats, late Saturday morning.  The lightweights took 2nd in their…

April 15, 2014
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UDMC Heavyweights Post Strong Results Against Rutgers and Illinois

  The Heavyweights traveled to New Brunswick, New Jersey this weekend to take on Rutgers and Illinois. No stranger to strong winds and less than ideal conditions, the Blue Hens faced 20mph tailwinds and whitecaps. Nonetheless, they were ready to race. The first race of the day was the 2V. Delaware fought hard through the conditions and placed second to a competitive Rutgers crew. The Blue Hens finished just under…

April 7, 2014
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UDMC Lightweights Over Dartmouth And Fordham In All Boats

The Lightweights traveled to Princeton’s Lake Carnegie this weekend for a duel with Dartmouth. Coming off of a successful weekend in Boston, the lightweights were hungry for another sweep. The first race of the day was the 3V/1F.  Racing through a variable gusting cross-headwind, the 3V and 1F took 1st and 2nd, respectively, with Dartmouth crossing the line in 3rd place.  The 3V posted a time of 6:44.3 while the 1F…

April 7, 2014
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Heavyweights Take All Boats to Final at Murphy Cup and Post Strong Results

Two weeks into the season, UDMC Heavyweights traveled to Camden, New Jersey for the Murphy Cup Regatta. The team fielded a Varsity 8+, JV8+, and Frosh/Novice 8+.  The Frosh/Novice 8+ set the tone early in the day by winning their heat by 3 seconds and advancing to the final. The JV8+ and Varsity 8+’s followed up with very competitive morning racing, placing second in their respective heats and securing spots…

April 2, 2014
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UDMC Lightweights Sweep MIT and Post Impressive Results Against Harvard

Delaware Men’s Crew Lightweights traveled to Boston, MA this past weekend to duel Harvard and MIT on the Charles. Conditions for the Harvard duel were intermittent wind and sun, and relatively calm water.  In the early morning Delaware’s 1st  Freshmen Lightweight 8+ lined up against Harvard’s Frosh, who proved to be tough competition for the Delaware Frosh, finishing just over 20 seconds above UDMC. Following the frosh was the 3rd Varsity…

April 1, 2014
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Heavyweights Show Their Speed On The Schuylkill Against Lehigh

This weekend, Varsity and Freshmen Heavyweights raced Lehigh on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia. The team fielded a Varsity Heavyweight 8+ and two Varsity Heavyweight 4+’s comprised of 2nd Varsity 8+ rowers, along with a Freshmen Heavyweight 8+ and two Freshmen 4+’s. In the Varsity 4+’s, both of the Delaware Boats quickly pulled ahead of the Lehigh 4+ and dueled it out to the finish, resulting in 20 and 23…

March 24, 2014
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Fightin’ 150’s Sweep Georgetown

This weekend, the Varsity and Freshmen Lightweights traveled to Washington D.C to race Georgetown Lightweights on the Potomac River. Early in the morning, Delaware’d 2nd and 3rd Varsity 8+ took on Georgetown’s 2nd varsity. In a close finish, Delaware’s 2v was able to edge out Georgetown by just under a second, with the 3v finishing behind Georgetown by approximately 8 seconds. Later in the morning, Delaware’s Frosh/Novice Lightweight 8+ showed…

March 24, 2014
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Walk-on Recruitment for Winter Training and Spring Racing Season

Looking for heavyweight walk-on rowers for the upcoming spring season   After a successful fall racing season full of raising bars, setting new standards and developing novice rowers, The University of Delaware Men’s crew team invites Heavyweight class male athletes to join them for winter training and the competitive spring racing season. No Prior Experience Necessary, just a willingness to work hard and a competitive drive. As a walk-on, you will be taught all the…

December 6, 2013
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