LOWELL, Mass. – The freshman eight won the novice eight race and the varsity eight placed third in the club eight race as the Holy Cross women's rowing team started the 2013-2014 season at the 34th Textile River Regatta on the Merrimack River.
The freshman eight placed first with a time of 24:47.048 out of seven boats as WPI finished second with a time of 25:05.303.
Wesleyan won the club eight race with a time of 21:44.284 out of 13 boats, while WPI (21:50.465) was second and the Crusaders (22:36.192) placed third. The Holy Cross second varsity eight placed sixth with a time of 23:22.650.
The Crusaders return to action on Saturday, Oct. 12, when they compete at the Snake Regatta on Lake Quinsigamond.
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