The novice four won the silver medal.
The novice four won the silver medal.

Women's Novice Four Wins Silver At Knecht Cup

Holy Cross Athletics   04-09-2017

THE BASICS:

Regatta: Knecht Cup

Date: April 8-9, 2017

Location: West Windsor, N.J. (Mercer Lake)

Lead: The Holy Cross women’s rowing team competed in the Knecht Cup on Mercer Lake. The novice four won the silver medal.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The novice four won their opening heat with a time of 8:07.06 to advance to the semifinals. Holy Cross then placed second in its semifinal with a time of 8:02.16 to qualify for the grand finals. The Crusaders then finished second in the grand final with a time of 8:07.62. Boston College won with a time of 8:01.46. The Crusaders were second out of 27 teams overall in the novice four competition.
  • The varsity four qualified for the semifinals by placing third in the opening heat with a time of 7:58.59. The Crusaders then were second in their semifinal with a time of 7:51.15 to qualify for the grand final. Holy Cross then placed fifth in the grand final with a time of 7:50.93. The Stanford lightweight four won with a time of 7:38.32. The Crusaders were fifth out of 24 teams overall in the varsity four competition.
  • The Crusaders’ second varsity eight was fourth in their heat with a time of 7:34.63 to qualify for the semifinals. Holy Cross then placed sixth in the semifinal with a time of 7:45.87. The Crusaders were sixth in the third level final with a time of 7:39.87.
  • The varsity eight placed fifth in its heat with a time of 7:26.96. The Radcliffe lightweight eight won with a time of 6:46.73.

THE LINEUPS:

UP NEXT:

  • The Crusaders will return to action on Saturday, April 15, when they host UConn on Lake Quinsigamond.

KEEP CONNECTED:

  • There are numerous ways to stay connected with the Holy Cross women's rowing team. Follow the Crusaders on Twitter @HCrossWRowing, on Facebookand on Instagram

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