Women's Rowing

UMass Rowing Sweeps Holy Cross In Four Races

Heather Pekarovich coxed the Varsity 8+.

Heather Pekarovich coxed the Varsity 8+.

April 6, 2013

WORCESTER, Mass. - The UMass rowing team defeated Holy Cross in four events on Saturday, taking first place in the Varsity 8+, Junior Varsity 8+, Varsity 4+, and Novice 8+. The V4 won by the greatest margin, crossing the finish line 25 seconds before the second UMass V4 boat.

The Varsity 8+ won by just over five seconds, finishing with a time of 6:49. The Novice boat finished with a time of 7:31 and the second UMass novice boat finished in third with a time of 7:46.6.

The Junior Varsity 8+ had the closest race, taking first by just over two seconds.

UMass will compete at the annual Knecht Cup next Saturday and Sunday April 13-14.

Varsity 8+
1. UMass-6:49
2. Holy Cross-6:54.4

Junior Varsity 8+
1. UMass-7:12
2. Holy Cross-7:14.7

Varsity 4+
1. UMass-7:52
2. UMass-8:17.1
3. Holy Cross-8:27.9

Novice 8+
1. UMass-7:31
2. Holy Cross-7:39.6
3. UMass-7:46.6




    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Apr 4
    vs Boston College & MIT All Day
    Saturday, Apr 11
    vs Knecht Cup Day One All Day
    Sunday, Apr 12
    vs Knecht Cup Day Two All Day
    Thursday, Apr 16
    vs Connecticut All Day
    Saturday, Apr 18
    vs BU, Northeastern & Brown All Day
    Saturday, May 2
    vs Atlantic 10 Championships All Day
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