Lightweight Fours Finish Second At The Head Of The Charles
Oct. 21, 2013
The University of Massachusetts rowing Lightweight Four boat earned second place with a time of 19:59.85 at the 49th Head of the Charles Regatta, hosted in Boston this past weekend. The Minutewomen sent six boats to participate in the event.
In the Club Eight race on Saturday afternoon, UMass earned an eighth place finish, completing the course just three-tenths of a second behind the seventh place squad from Canisius. The Minutewomen lineup for the Club Eight consisted of Krysten Menks, Nicole Destefano, Sarah Wiczek, Gabrielle Hayward, Kyla Miller, Teagan Rolf von den Baumen, Haley York, Sam Kolovson and coxswain Tanya Smith.
Head coach and former Olympian Jim Dietz also competed with his student-athletes, securing eighth in the Veteran Men's Single event in 20:17.439. This was the 48th time that Dietz participated in the Head of the Charles.
The Minutewomen will compete next at the Head of the Fish in Saratoga, N.Y. on Saturday Oct. 26.
Head of the Charles Lineups (Finish - Time)
Event #3 - Veteran I/II Singles Men (8th - 20:17.439)
Event #19 - Club 8+ (8th - 17:32.798)
Event #29 - Champ. 1x (22nd - 20:42.532)