Men's Rowing Set For Head Of The Charles
The Holy Cross men’s rowing team is set to compete in the world’s largest two-day rowing event. Here is what you need to know as the Crusaders prepare for the 52nd Head of the Charles Regatta.
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW:
• On Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 22-23, the Crusaders will travel to Boston for the Head of the Charles Regatta, which takes place on the Charles River. Go here for the live video. For the event's schedule, go here.
• Starting at 1:37 p.m. (Bow 18) on Saturday, Holy Cross will be competing in the club eights. This race consists of 36 boats.
• Then on Sunday, the Crusaders will be participating in the collegiate eights at 3:15 p.m. (Bow 14). This race consists of 37 boats.
• Last year, the varsity eight placed 14th in the collegiate eights competition out of 41 boats. The second varsity eight placed 24th in the club eights race out of 41 boats.
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.
• "After a great first weekend, we look forward to some great racing this coming weekend at Head of the Charles," said head coach Jim Barr.
• The Crusaders return to action on Sunday, Oct. 30 when they compete at the Princeton Chase Regatta in Princeton, N.J.
There are numerous ways to stay connected with the Holy Cross men's rowing team. Follow the Crusaders on Twitter @HCrossMRowing. You can also get the latest news and results on the team sent directly to your e-mail. To sign up for e-mail alerts go here.