PRINCETON, N.J. - The Holy Cross men's rowing's varsity eight won the Healy Cup for the first time by defeating Georgetown. The second varsity eight fell in its two races to Hobart and Georgetown. The third varsity eight finished in second place out of four. The fourth varsity eight finished in first of three teams in its race.
The varsity eight (6:25.76) defeated Georgetown (6:27.77) to win the Healy Cup for the first time. The cup was named in honor of Father Patrick Healy who graduated from Holy Cross (Class of 1850) and then went on to become the President of Georgetown. The cup was donated by the HC and Georgetown classes of 2010. The varsity eight (6:24.26) fell in its second race of the day against No. 20 Hobart (6:17.07).
The second varsity eight took on Hobart and Georgetown, falling in both races. Georgetown posted a time of 6:41.86, while the Crusaders tallied a time of 6:42.60. Hobart posted a time of 6:29.54 and the Crusaders had a time of 6:43.05.
The third varsity eight (6:37.60) defeated Bucknell (6:49.26) and Hobart (6:52.11), but fell to Georgetown (6:33.20).
The fourth varsity eight (6:58.79) defeated Hobart (7:13.64) and Georgetown (7:34.08) in its race.
The Crusaders return to action when they host their first home race of the spring season on Sunday, April 27 on Lake Quinsigamond against Bucknell.
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