Lightweight Crew Takes on Navy, Delaware in Callow Cup

Sunday, May 14, 2006 - Callow Cup
Penn vs. Navy w/ Delaware
Schuylkill River - Philadelphia

The Penn lightweight crews finish the spring cup season with the Callow CupSunday morning against Navy and guest Delaware.


9 a.m.Second Freshmen (Navy & Delaware)
9:20 a.m.First Freshmen
9:40 a.m.Second Varsity
10 a.m.First Varsity
10:20 a.m.4+ exhibition(Delaware 3V v. Penn 2F)

SHELL DEDICATION - Followingthe race, Penn will dedicate its new varsity eight shell, The Class of 1956, at the boathouse. Please join Penn lightweight rowing on the dock for this special event.

LAST SEASON - Navy edged out Penn by 2.8 seconds to win its fifth-consecutive Callow Cup in 5:50.6. Penn finished in 5:53.4.

THE HISTORY - All-time, Penn holds a 27-22 advantage in the Callow Cup series. The Cup was established in honor of Rusty Callow, who coached at both Penn and Navy in the first half of the 20th century. The Midshipmen have won five in a row and will be defending the cup this morning. The Quakers last won in 2000 at the end of a string of four-straight victories. Delaware is competing as a guest in the race for the second time.

EARC IMPLICATIONS - The Callow Cup is the final cup race of the EARC season, and the results may affect seeding for Sprints in two weeks. Currently, the Penn varsity 8 would be seeded ninth at Sprints under the current poll. Navy is the top EARC lightweight varsity 8 crew in the most recent poll.


1st Varsity
C Colin Groshong
8Drew Zech
7Chris Storm
6Ben Cooley
5Greg Patcella
4Tim Mahoney
3Jon Tamblyn
2Sebastian Paraud
1Pat Travers

2nd Varsity
C Brandon Weber
8 Max Cancre
7 Craig Wenger
6 Ryan Cobb
5 Jared Gelband
4 Matt Carey
3 Max Funk
2 Mario Lozada
1 Mike Guichon

1st Freshmen
CKatie Oranges
8Adam El Sehamy
7Newton Sears
6Alex Marsh
5Kellen Coppola
4Dan Keefe
3Akash Barot
2Calvin Lee
1Nate Abrams

2nd Freshmen 4+
C Wyn Furman
4 Ted Keller
3 Abhay Nayak
2 James Kania
1 Matt Sargenti

NEXT TIME OUT - Penn enters the championship phase of the season with the EARC Sprints on May 21 at Worcester, Mass. The Quakers then travel over the Ben Franklin Bridge for the IRA Regatta on the Cooper River in Camden from June 1-3.