Heavyweight Rowing Ready for Sprints

PHILADELPHIA --The University of Pennsylvania heavyweight rowing team will head to Worcester, Mass. Sunday for the EARC Sprints on Lake Quinsigamond.

The Red and Blue will enter three eights in the regatta, entering as the No. 11 seed in the Varsity Eight.

The Quakers are ranked No. 13 overall in the country in the latest USRowing Collegiate Poll, and are looking to continue their momentum at Sprints from last year's ninth place finish -- the program's best since 2007.

Penn has won six championships at Sprints, the last coming in 1998.

2016 EARC Sprints Schedule

8:40 a.m. - Third Varsity Heat
9:24 a.m. - Varsity Eight Heat
10:24 a.m - Second Varsity Eight Heat
Finals start at 2:30 p.m. and run through 5:30 p.m.