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

    Sunday, Oct 4
    vs Head of the Oklahoma All Day
    Saturday, Oct 10
    vs Head of the Housatonic All Day
    Sunday, Oct 11
    vs Seven Sisters Sculling Regatta All Day
    Saturday, Oct 17
    vs Head of the Charles All Day
    Sunday, Oct 18
    vs Head of the Charles All Day
    Friday, Oct 30
    vs Collegiate Small Boat Challenge All Day
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