Delaware Men’s Crew Interest Meeting

August 25, 2022

Carpenter Sports Bldg(Lil’ Bob) Room 260 Wednesday, August 31st – 7:00 p.m. Blue Hens, we cant wait to tell you what it is like to compete as a UD student-athlete in the sport of rowing. New students and upperclassmen interested in winning and finding their athletic potential are welcome! We also need walk-on coxswains who are a combination of (1) drill sergeant, (2) cheerleader and (3) fighter pilot. We hope…


Blue Hens Recap Strong 2022 Spring Season

June 2, 2022

     Coming back in full force for the first full season since COVID-19 started, the Hens put together a comeback season to be proud of.        The Lights showed that they were ready to get right back into the mix with a win over Mercyhurst to place second in their event at the Columbia Lightweight Invitational. Meanwhile, the Heavies threw down at the Murphy Cup earning a…


UDMC to Compete at 2021 Dad Vail Championship

May 5, 2021

Following a long hiatus from competition because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Blue Hens are returning to the water at this year’s Dad Vail Championship on Saturday, May 8th. Despite the unprecedented challenges with training for a team sport during a global pandemic, UDMC has maintained the high level of performance which won them the 2018 Dad Vail Men’s Point Trophy, the 2019 Knecht Cup, and the 2019 ACRA Championship….


Blue Hens Dominate ACRA Championships

June 3, 2019

During finals week, many of the UDMC clan drove down to Lake Lanier in Gainesville, GA to take on some of the best that the collegiate rowing world has to offer. Starting off Friday, James Poll represented UDMC in the Men’s 1x Time trial, coming in 5th and moving straight to the semifinal. In the Varsity 8+ heat, Delaware won with a time of 6:14.944 to reach the semifinals on…


The Hens Sweep Knecht Cup

April 18, 2019

The full force of Delaware Crew took to the Cooper River this past weekend to compete in the Knecht Cup. The weather and water were fair, good racing conditions for the Hens. The competition was stiff, the Hens facing off against University of Michigan and Colgate University. But the opposition was no match for the Hens who quickly sped down the course. In every 8+ category the Hens saw success….


Lightweights battle Pennsylvania, Heavyweights battle the wind

April 2, 2019

This past weekend the Blue Hens continued their season with their second races. The Lightweights competed in Philadelphia against University of Pennsylvania, Temple University and M.I.T. The Heavyweights headed down to Fairfax, Virginia to compete in the  Occoquan Sprints.     The weather in Philadelphia was perfect for a race, Mid-50s with only a slight headwind and a good tail current. The Hens raced hard, the 1v and 2v finishing just…


Delaware Rowers Advance to Pan American Games

December 10, 2018

Congratulations to Will Purman ’13, Cooper Hurley ’18 and Jimmy McCullough ’19 for their performance down in Rio last week at the Pan American Qualifier Regatta. Will, representing Puerto Rico, finished 6th in the A Final for the Mens Single Sculls. Cooper and Jimmy, representing USA, finished 3rd in the B Final for the Mens Lightweight Double Sculls and 6th in the A Final for the Mens Quadruple Sculls. All three…


Delaware Wins the Men’s Points Trophy at Dad Vails for the Second Consecutive Year

May 13, 2018

In perfect conditions on the Schuylkill River, the Delaware Blue Hens captured the Dr. Thomas Kerr Trophy for Men’s Overall Points at the Dad Vail Regatta for the second consecutive year after medalling in six of their eight grand finals. Starting the day off strong, freshman heavyweight James Poll took silver in the Men’s Single with junior lightweight Brian Kungl taking fourth. The Freshman Four pulled into the medal dock…


Lightweights Battle Columbia, Heavyweights Race Past Rutgers

April 30, 2018

With a cross-tailwind fluttering down the course in Overpeck, New Jersey, the Blue Hens lined up against No. 2 Columbia and the Drexel heavyweights, looking to upset the Lions. Columbia had won their past four races in a row and Delaware, itching to play spoiler, jumped out of the starting blocks. Screaming down the course, Delaware handily defeated Drexel by six seconds while barely falling open water behind Columbia. After…


Heavyweights Post Best Ever SIRAs Finish

April 23, 2018

In perfect conditions down in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, the Delaware Heavyweights posted their best ever result in the Varsity Eight at the SIRA Championships against stiff Dad Vail competition. Alongside the Eight, a Varsity Four and Single posted competitive finishes as well. The Eight began their racing on Saturday morning in a time trial. After cruising down with the fourth best time overall, the Eight, comprised of Ruggiero, Seidman,Montrueil , Trunley,…