Women's Rowing has Successful Debut at Navy Day Regatta

PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania rowing team opened their fall competition with much success at the Navy Day Regatta on the Schuylkill River Saturday. Penn had first-place finishes in all four events they raced in.

The Freshman/Novice Eight had two solid finishes coming in first (16:09.10) and fifth (18:46.20). The Penn crew that finished first edged Lehigh by 1:53.

The JV Eight also took the top spot at 16:12.70. In the Quakers final two events of the day, they pulled out two more first place finishes. The College Eight (14:54.90) and the Club Eight (15:54.40) took home victories as well.

Next Saturday, Oct. 21, the Quakers race in the Head of the Charles in Boston, Mass.

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