Keenan Moore,  Vince LaMonte and Ben MacDougald
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Bob Nyce Photography
Keenan Moore, Vince LaMonte and Ben MacDougald

Men's Varsity Eight Places Third At Murphy Cup

Holy Cross Athletics   03-25-2017

THE BASICS:

  • Regatta: Murphy Cup
  • Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pa. (Schuylkill River)
  • The Lead: The varsity eight placed third out of 22 boats as the Holy Cross men's rowing team started its 2017 spring season at the 35th annual Murphy Cup on Saturday on the Schuylkill River.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The varsity eight was second in its heat out of five boats with a time of 5:54.46 to qualify for the grand final. The Crusaders then placed third in the grand final with a time of 5:51.36. St. Joseph’s won with a time of 5:42.51, while Virginia was second with a time of 5:49.03. The Crusaders defeated Drexel (5:51.48), Temple (5:54.90) and Bates (6:01.82.).
  • The second varsity eight placed fifth in its heat out of five boats with a time of 6:26.99. St. Joseph’s won with a time of 6:11:85.

THE LINEUPS:

UP NEXT:

  • The Crusaders will return to action when they take on Columbia, Dartmouth and MIT in Teaneck, N.J., on Saturday, April 1.

KEEP CONNECTED:

  • You can stay connected with the Holy Cross men's rowing team by following the Crusaders on Twitter @HCMRowing

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