Philadelphia-- The men's lightweight crew team was paced by the Second Varsity Eight squad that finished second at the Head of the Schuylkill in Philadelphia on Oct. 30. The team will use its success in preparation for this weekend's Princeton Chase.
The crew of C Sean Luhks '05, 8 Mike Seelaus '05, 7 Dave Read '05, 6 Jason Brooks '05, 5 Chris Storm '07, 4 Matt Carey '07, 3 Mike Guichon '07, 2 Chris Mingle '05 and Bow Sean Cronin '05 finished second behind Navy with a time of 13:06.5
"The second varsity boat felt very good about their race. It was a positive step in their preparations for the Chase. We are all looking forward to competing against a full field on Sunday," commented Head Coach Mike Irwin.
The Freshman/NoviceFour crew of C Brandon Weber '08, 4 Max Funk '08, 3 Josh Sowick '08, 2 Mik Gasiorowski '08 and Bow Jon Tamblyn '08 finished third (16:15.7) behind Saint Joseph's (15:32.3) and Army (16:04.8).
Penn's Freshman/Novice Eight team of Brandon Weber '08, 8 Ryan Cobb '08, 7 Max Funk '08, 6 Josh Sowick '08, 5 Mik Gasiorowski '08, 4 Jon Tamblyn '08, 3 Craig Wenger '08, 2 Max Cancre '08 and 1 Patrick Furlong '08 finished 12th (14:09.8) out of 47 total entries.
The Quakers travel north to Princeton for the Princeton Chase on Nov. 7.
|Lightweight 8+||Frosh/Novice 8+||Frosh/Novice4+|
King's Crown RA
|King's Crown RA||13:41.0||Virginia||13:34.7||UMass - Lowell||17:19.7|
|Holy Cross||13:42.9||Navy Lwt 'A'||13:41.6||UConn||17:23.8|
|Hawk Rowing||13:50.4||Navy Lwt 'B'||13:42.5|
|Delaware||13:57.0||Navy Hwt 'A'||13:44.6|
|Navy Hwy 'B'||14:17.2|
|total of13 entries||total of 47 entries||total of18 entries|
Written by Mat Kanan, associate director of athletic communications