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



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