PHILADELPHIA, PA - The Rutgers Varsity Heavyweight 8 finished a strong 2nd of 12 to Navy in the Open 8 Event of the Navy Day Regatta held on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia. Rutgers finished with a time of 12:45.4 over the 2 3/4 mile course, 7 seconds behind Navy with Delaware, Penn and Temple another 20+ seconds back. This is the 2nd year in a row that Navy and Rutgers finished in the top two spots.
Rutgers and Navy also dominated the field in the 2nd Varsity Event, with Navy winning a close race with Rutgers. Both boats finished well ahead of the rest of the crews.
Rutgers also finished 5th and 8th out of 11 crews in the Lightweight 8 event. Navy finished 1st with at time of 13:11.7.
Rutgers Women’s Crew 3rd at Navy Day Regatta
PHILADELPHIA, PA - The Rutgers Women’s 8 finished a strong 3rd of 11 crews in the Women’s Open 8 Event of the Navy Day Regatta. The race, held over the 2 ¾ mile Schuylkill River course, was won by Navy, with Penn, Rutgers, St. Joseph’s, and Lehigh rounding out the top 5. Rutgers also finished 2nd in the 2nd Varsity Event behind Navy.
In the Women’s Fours, two Rutgers boats finished a strong 3rd and 8th
out of 13 crews.