Hens Cap the Season with Three Wins

November 12, 2017

With cold weather conditions living up to the race’s name, the Philadelphia Frostbite Regatta saw the University of Delaware finish their fall campaign with three golds, one silver, and three bronze medals. Rather than the traditional 5000 meter head race style of fall racing, this regatta is a 2000 meter sprint race, which allows the rowers to get a taste of spring racing before winter. Starting off the day, the…

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Delaware Improves at Princeton Chase

November 3, 2017

Looking to improve from their results at the Head of the Charles and strike back against their Ivy League foes, the Fightin’ Blue Hens travelled to New Jersey to race the Princeton Chase. With four Varsity Lightweight Eights, two Freshmen Lightweight Eights, two Lightweight Fours, and one Heavyweight Eight, the Hens stepped up and put forth a better team result than last year to end the fall head racing season….

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Delaware Competes at the Head of the Charles

October 25, 2017

Charging past the Eliot Bridge in Cambridge and lining up for the final bend, the Delaware Lightweight Eight raced their Ivy League rivals to an extremely tight finish at the 53rd Head of the Charles Regatta. After a late personnel adjustment due to injury, the crew of McCullough, Pereira, Hurley, Kungl, AbuAwad, Marello, Meszoely, Beardell, and coxswain Snow drove the shell to an eighth place finish. The pack was extremely…

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Hens Open Their Season With a Win

October 15, 2017

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Blasting through the starting buoys at thirty-eight strokes per minute, the Delaware Lightweight Eight methodically reeled in the U.S. Naval Academy in the Men’s Lightweight Eight at the Navy Day Regatta. Pulling ahead of the Midshipmen past the Columbia Avenue bridge and leading through to the end. Senior coxswain Tristan Snow called the crew up to a furious thirty-nine strokes per minutes to win. The Blue Hens captured…

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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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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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