Women's Rowing

Women's Varsity Eight Wins Knecht Cup

UMass Varsity Eight Wins Knecht Cup

UMass Varsity Eight Wins Knecht Cup


April 18, 2004

Collingswood, N.J. - The UMass women's rowing team won the varsity eight competition at the Knecht Cup in Collingswood, N.J., on Sunday. The Minutewomen boat crossed the finish line with a a time of 6:50.00, rowing into a strong head wind. Boston College was second and Buffalo was third.

"The team performed very well, " said head coach Jim Dietz. "It was a good rehearsal for us to get to know and row the same course that we will be racing on next weekend at the A-10's."

Next Saturday (April 24), the Massachusetts Rowing Team returns to Collingswood, N.J., for the Atlantic 10 Championships. UMass will be shooting for its ninth consecutive title.




    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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