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 Heavyweight team had two more crews

entered in the Men’s Collegiate JV 8+, placing 3rd and 9th among 8’s from GW, Drexel, Penn, and

Temple. The rest of the Lightweight varsity was represented in the Men’s Lightweight 8+ event,

the second varsity finishing 5th , the third varsity finishing 8th , and the fourth varsity finishing 10th

amongst a competitive field featuring Penn and Navy. The freshman crews raced well in the

frosh 8+ event, with the lightweight first and second frosh placing 5th and 9th respectively, and the

heavyweight frosh placing 14th .

UDMC sent two boats to the windy 52 nd Head of the Charles in Boston this fall, both the

heavyweight and lightweight first varsity 8+’s. Improving upon their finish from the fall of 2015,

where they placed 8th , the lightweights placed 6th this season amongst some very competitive

EARC programs.  The Heavyweights finished 14th in the Men’s Collegiate 8+. Well rowed in blustery conditions by both

crews. The lightweights look forward to the Princeton Chase, while the heavyweights turn their eyes to the Men’s

Championship 8+ at the Head of the Schuylkill.