March 24, 2009
Weekly women's rowing crusader notes.
Holy Cross Women's Rowing
Schedule: Saturday, March 28 vs. Coast Guard & Wesleyan, Worcester, Mass., 9:00 a.m.
Sunday, March 29 vs. Radcliffe & Smith, Worcester, Mass., 9:00 a.m.
The Holy Cross women’s rowing team kicks off its spring season this weekend, hosting Coast Guard and Wesleyan on Saturday, March 28 at 9:00 a.m. The Crusaders will also host Radcliffe and Smith on Sunday, March 29 at 9:00 a.m.
Holy Cross met Smith two times during the 2008 season with both events hosted in Worcester. On March 30, the Crusaders' third varsity eight finished a head-to-head race with Smith with a time of 7:24.7, while Smith had a 7:44.7 finish time. The women’s varsity eight and novice eight also beat Smith during the day’s races. On April 12, the women’s varsity eight boat took first place in a four-boat race with Smith finishing fourth.
Holy Cross faced Radcliffe once last season. On March 30, the Crusaders placed second behind Radcliffe in the varsity eight, second varsity eight and novice eight races.