Crusaders To Compete At Princeton Chase Regatta

Holy Cross Athletics   10-28-2016

The Holy Cross men’s rowing team will travel to Lake Carnegie in Princeton, N.J. Here is what you need to know as the Crusaders prepare for the Princeton 3-Mile Chase Regatta.

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW:

  • On Sunday, Oct. 30, the men’s rowing team will be competing in the Princeton 3-Mile Chase Regatta. For the full schedule, go here.
  • Starting at 9:00 a.m., three Holy Cross boats will be competing in the varsity heavyweight eights, which includes 47 boats. Next, at 10:30 a.m., two Crusader boats will be participating in the varsity heavyweight fours, consisting of 28 boats.
  • Last year at the Princeton Chase Regatta, three Holy Cross boats competed in the varsity heavyweight eights out of 51 boats, as the varsity eight placed 28th, the second varsity eight was 44th, while the third varsity eight was 49th. Additionally, Holy Cross "B" placed 28th in the varsity four competition out of 32 boats, and Holy Cross "A" was 30th. To read the recap, go here.

HEAD OF THE CHARLES REGATTA:

  • On Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 22-23, Holy Cross competed in the world’s largest two-day rowing event: The Head of the Charles Regatta. The collegiate eight placed 22nd in the collegiate eight competition out of 37 boats, and the club eight placed 13th in the club eight race out of 36 boats. To read the recap, go here.

VARSITY EIGHT PLACES FIRST AT SNAKE REGATTA:

  • On Saturday, Oct. 15, the varsity eight won the Snake Regatta for the seventh straight time. The Crusaders broke the course record by 11 seconds with a time of 12.44.069 as the Holy Cross men’s rowing team began its season on Lake Quinsigamond. To read the recap, go here.

COACH BARR ON THE TEAM:

  • "The Princeton Chase is a great chance to see how we stack up against some of the best teams in the country," said head coach Jim Barr. "We are all looking forward to some great racing this weekend!" 

UP NEXT:                    

  • The Crusaders return to action on Sunday, Nov. 6, as they wrap up the fall season in Hanover, N.H. to compete in the Green Monster Regatta at 12:00 p.m. The regatta features novice competition.

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