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

  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…

October 31, 2016
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Blue Hens Prepare For Fall Racing

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…

October 25, 2016
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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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Heavyweights Make History at the Head of the Charles

This past weekend, the University of Delaware traveled to Boston to compete in the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta—the premier fall head race. Sending 5 boats total to compete, the team was set on improving from last years race where the Heavyweight 1v finished 5th and the Lightweight 1v 4th. The racing began for the team with the Heavyweight 4 competing in the Collegiate Four event posted an impressive finish. This was the first…

November 5, 2015
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Hens Open the Season at the Navy Day Regatta

The team attended the annual Navy Day Regatta on the Schuylkill River last Saturday and raced against fast crews in this head race. This was the team’s first race of the season and they were excited for Fall racing to have begun. The Lightweight Novice boat placed 10th in the Novice 8 category falling to some fast crews with Penn coming in first. Following the Lightweight Novice, the Heavyweight 2v placed 6th behind fast…

November 5, 2015
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UDMC Looks Forward to Fall Racing

September 29, 2015

All UDMC crews have been hard at work, logging meters on both the ergometer and the Christina River for the past month now.  With the first fall competition quickly approaching, the team could not be more excited to race. The Freshman/Novice squads feature a number of high-performing walk-ons to compliment the large numbers of recruited rowers.  This year marks the largest recruiting classes in program history for both the Heavyweight and…

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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
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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
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