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Sunday, November 10th was the Bill Braxton Memorial Regatta in Pennsauken, NJ. The weekend was busy, with the Frostbite Regatta taking place the day before. The weather was slightly warmer than the previous day, but a little more cloudy and windy, which made racing a little more difficult than usual.
The novice men raced an eight on Sunday as well. They finished with a time of 8:32.52. The novice women had both of their eights. The 8A got 8:31.74, and the 8B got 9:56.58.
The varsity women had an eight and two fours. The eight time was 8:25.37. The 4A finished in 8:36.3, and the 4B finished in 9:02.12. The varsity men had a four and an eight. The four finished with a time of 7:16.37, and the eight got 7:45.84.
Saturday, November 9th was the Philadelphia Frostbite Regatta in Pennsauken, NJ! The team was thankful to have some pretty mild temperatures with little wind for the day, which made for ideal racing conditions. It was also the second race that novice have attended this semester, and their first 2k race ever!
The novice men had an eight at this race, which finished in 9:09.67. The novice women brought two eights to the table. The 8A got a time of 8:43.24, and the 8B got 9:50.08.
The varsity women raced one eight and two fours at this race. The eight finished with a time of 8:33.56. The 4A got a time of 8:30.64, and the 4B had some trouble getting started, so they unfortunately did not race. The varsity men took one eight and one four to the race. The eight raced in a time of 7:57.36, and the four time was 7:19.72.
This Saturday October 26th was Head of the Fish in Saratoga Springs, NY! Although it was a long day overall, it went by quick with all the races our team was participating in. The varsity squad was excited to finally go to a race with our new novice squad! It was also the very first race our novices have participated in!
The varsity men raced two fours and an eight at the race this year. The 4A finished with a time of 12:08.96 and the 4B with 13:57.23. The eight finished with a time of 12:36.2. The novice men raced a four and an eight. The four finished in 15:19.66 and the eight received a time of 15:59.49.
The varsity women raced two fours and an eight as well. The 4A got a time of 13:36.81 and the 4B 14:59.32. The varsity women 8 finished with a time of 13:50.75. The novice women raced three boats this year! Their four finished in 15:45.6. They had two eights: the 8A finished with 14:35.55 and the 8B in 17:37.48.
Overall, it was a fun day with great weather. Some of our boats had some fun with dressing up in costumes for Halloween as well! The whole team also enjoyed being all together for a race!
October 19th and 20th was the 55th annual Head of the Charles in Cambridge, Massachusetts! Anytime our team attends, its a great opportunity to experience the biggest race of the year!
This year, our varsity men took two boats to the race, a four and an eight. The four finished with a time of 18:39.365. The eight raced in 20:01.798. Our team members were lucky to enjoy some great weather and good water conditions during their race day as well.
This Saturday, October 5th was the Head of the Genesee Regatta! This course proves challenging for coxswains and rowers alike for its length and turns. However the footbridge is always an excellent place to spectate and take pictures.
The men’s varsity had an eight and a four. The four took second in their category with a time of 18:51.13, and the eight finished in 20:03.41. The varsity women had two fours and an eight at this race. The 4A came third in their race with a time of 21:02.77 and the 4B finished with a time of 25:12.8. The women’s eight was the last race of the day with a time of 21:09.73.
The sunny weather was enjoyable with a bit of a breeze to make the races a bit more challenging, but each boat raced their hardest during our longest head race of the season!