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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Lightweights Challenge Princeton and Columbia and Prepare for the Dad Vail Regatta

This past weekend, the Delaware Lightweights traveled to Overpeck Park, New Jersey to race the 2nd ranked Princeton Tigers and 3rd ranked Columbia Lions.  The 3V raced first and took third place behind Columbia and Princeton.  In the second race of the day, the 2V fell to both top 2nd Varisty Lightweight eights in the country.  Princeton crossed the line first with Columbia and Delaware following. In the 1V race,…

May 7, 2014
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Heavyweights Post Competitive Results on the Charles

Saturday, April 26 saw the heavyweight crew face off against MIT, University of Massachusetts, and the University of Rhode Island. The race took place on the Charles River in Boston. The crews began racing early as the rain came down. The first event saw the Varsity Heavyweight Eight face URI, UMass, and MIT. They finished second behind MIT. The 1V gave a courageous effort, posting a strong time of 6:03.7,…

May 1, 2014
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Lightweights Challenge U. Penn and Navy on the Schuylkill

This weekend, the lightweights traveled to Philadelphia to race on the historic Schuylkill River racecourse.  The Blue Hens took on University of Pennsylvania and Navy in a series of three races including the freshman, 3rd Varsity, 2nd Varsity, and 1st Varsity eights. The Freshman 8 kicked off the races early in the afternoon.  Penn jumped out to an early lead and maintained their speed to win it on their home…

May 1, 2014
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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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