Delaware Prepares for the Navy Day Regatta with a Preseason Tune Up at the Head of the Christina

Last Sunday (10/7), the Delaware Varsity Heavyweights, Freshman Heavyweights and Freshman Lightweights got their first taste of fall racing in 2012 rowing an exhibition at the Head of the Christina in Wilmington DE. The Delaware crews headed down the course before the regatta officially began. This weekend all crews will be in action at the Navy Day Regatta on the Schuylkill river in Philadelphia. Boats are entered in the Men’s…

October 10, 2012
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Delaware Men’s Crew is Looking for Walk-On Rowers.

Interest Meetings are: Wednesday August 29th 7pm Thursday August 30th 7pm In Gore Hall Room 303               Dear Student-Athletes looking for a new sport, I’m James, the President of the Delaware men’s crew club. I wanted to take a minute to explain why you should consider rowing for the University of Delaware. We compete against (and often beat) the nation’s best Varsity programs, from Harvard to Temple,…

August 23, 2012
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Blue Hen Rowers Compete at 130th Canadian Henley Regatta

Last week Blue Hen rowers and alumni competed at the 130th Royal Canadian Henley Regatta in St. Catharine’s, Ontario.  The regatta features clubs from all over the world and is the last race of the summer racing season. Will Purman 13′ and alumni Colin Ethridge 11′ both competed for Philadelphia’s Vesper boat club.  They competed in the Lightweight 8+ placing second behind St. Catharine’s rowing club but were victorious in the Senior Lightweight…

August 16, 2012
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Blue Hen Rowers and Alumni Compete at 2012 Club National Championships

Delaware Men’s Crew was well represented today at the 2012 Club National Championships. In the Lwt 1x representing Vesper Boat club, Colin Ethridge 11′ and Will Purman 13′ came in 1st and 2nd respectively with teammate Jonah Coste in 3rd. Colin and Jonah also came in 2nd and 3rd respectively in the senior lwt 1x. James Buckmann won the Int quad event representing Philadelphia Sculling Club. Todd Summers 15′ and Caleb…

July 19, 2012
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Fighting 150 VS Dartmouth Lights

Fighting 150 VS Dartmouth Lights This past weekend the Blue Hen’s participated in the 7th annual Delaware Vs. Dartmouth duel. For the past 7 seasons these two lightweights squads have squared off, this year Dartmouth took 3 of 4 races. The race took place at a neutral site on Lake Lillanonah in New Milford Connecticut. The course was 1900 meters and was accompanied by strong tailwinds and whitecaps in some…

April 26, 2012
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Lightweights VS Penn/Columbia, Heavies VS Rutgers

This past weekend the lightweights took part in two races against tough EARC opponents. The first race took place in Philadelphia against a Penn squad who Delaware had swept the previous year at the varsity level. The first race to go off was the 2f 4+, they fell to a strong Quaker novice squad by six seconds. Next race was the freshman lightweight race. The Blue Hens were able to…

April 26, 2012
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Races this Weekend

Lightweights The lightweights travel to Boston this Friday at 6:30 AM for a 5 PM weigh-in at Harvard’s Boathouse (65 Soldiers Field Road, Boston (Allston) MA). All boats except the 1V will be staying at the Courtyard by Marriott (777 Memorial Drive, Cambridge MA 02139) and have a dinner reservation Friday night at Bertucci’s in Harvard Square (21 Brattle St, Cambridge MA 02138) at 6PM for any parents interested in…

April 26, 2012
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Two Weeks from Competition

UDMC are less than two weeks out from their first races of the season.  During spring break the Fighting 150 will travel north to Boston to race last year’s Eastern Sprint Champions Harvard University.  The following weekend the lights will travel to Philly and race the Penn lightweight’s in the morning, then travel to Princeton’s Lake Carnegie to race Columbia.  Last year Delaware’s Light frosh beat the Harvard Freshman lightweight…

April 26, 2012
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