Men's Heavyweight Crew Wraps Up Crew Classic


SAN DIEGO, Calif.--The men's heavyweight rowing team wrapped up the second day of the San Diego Crew Classic with the Varsity 8 in the Petite Final and Freshman 8 in fifth for the Derek Guelker Memorial Cup.

After finishing 10th overall in the preliminaries of the Copley Cup, Penn's Varsity 8 rowed in the petite final, finishing third in that race for a 10th overall finish in the Cup race. The crew's time of 6:00.25 beat out Purdue, UCSD and Colgate. Washington took the first-place honors with a time of 5:39.90.

The Freshman 8 participated in the grand final for the Derek Guelker Memorial Cup and clocked a time of 6:30.07 for fifth in the event. Again it was Washington that paced the group with a winning time of 6:01.8.

The Quakers return home for its first home race of the season, April 12, against Princeton and Columbia for the Childs Cup.

Results from Day 1

San Diego Crew Classic website