QFS Hat Sale 257x90
Football mm

Courtesy: University of Pennsylvania
Heavyweight Rowing 20th at Head of the Charles
Courtesy: Charles Dorman, associate director of athletic communications  
Release:  10/20/2013


CAMBRIDGE - On a gorgeous day for rowing at the 49th Head of the Charles Regatta, Penn's heavyweight rowing program rowed in the Championship Eights and Championship Fours, posting solid results in its second outing of the 2013 fall slate.

Penn's A boat claimed 20th overall out of 32 entries in the Championship Eights, crossing in 15:25.607. That time was good for 13th among U.S. collegiate crews. The Quakers were mired in a battle with Northeastern's B boat, finishing 0.886 behind the Huskies. OTC Amsterdam was the top overall finisher in 14:41.171, Harvard was the first collegiate crew to cross the line, doing so in 4:43.027. Penn's B boat was 27th in a time of 5:59.058 -- 1.482 ahead of Harvard's C crew.

In the Championship Fours, the Quakers were 19th overall, and 12th out of 13 American collegiate crews. The Red and Blue crossed the finish line in a time of 18:11.261. The Camp Randall Rowing Club was first in 16:35.505 among all entries, Stanford was the first collegiate crew to cross in 16:45.385.

The Quakers are back on the water Oct. 27 at the Princeton Chase.

‹ Penn Men's Heavyweight Rowing

Coke Zero
Coke Zero #2
The Inquirer
Bank of America
Enterprise Car Share banner ad
Dunkin Donuts
Independence Blue Cross
Home Team IBC
Milk #2
PNC Bank #2
PNC Bank