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Rowing Releases 2013-14 Schedule
Fall slate highlighted by Rutgers Classic, with spring featuring two home events
  • Posted on August 08, 2013 1:34:15 PM
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  • PISCATAWAY, N.J. (August 8, 2013) – The Rutgers rowing team revealed its 2013-14 schedule Thursday, unveiling a four-meet fall slate. The Scarlet Knights will compete in seven events during their spring season, beginning on March 22, 2014 with a scrimmage against Villanova.

    RU begins its fall season on Oct. 12 at the Navy Day Regatta, held on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, Pa. From there, the team will travel to Boston, Mass. to compete in the Head of Charles meet on Oct. 20. The Scarlet Knights close their fall season in the Garden State, competing in the Princeton Chase on Oct. 27 in Princeton, N.J. and returning to the Raritan River for the Rutgers Classic on Nov. 9.

    Rutgers kicks off its spring campaign on March 22 with a scrimmage against Villanova in Philadelphia, Pa. The Scarlet Knights next two events will take place “On the Banks,” as the team will row against Michigan State and Boston University on March 28 and against URI on April 5.

    The squad will compete in the Knecht Cup in Cherry Hill, N.J. on April 13, an event in which the varsity eight took fourth last season. Following the Knecht Cup, RU will have three more meets to fine tune before the American Athletic Conference Championships on May 18.

    The Scarlet Knights will face St. Joseph and Navy in a tri-meet on April 19, following by a dual meet with George Mason on April 26. RU wraps up its regular season on May 4, when it competes in the Eastern Sprints in Cherry Hill, N.J.

    The NCAA Championships will be held from May 30 – June 1 in Indianapolis, Ind.

    Date                Opponent                                        Location                                                 Time
    10/12              Navy Day Regatta                           Philadelphia, Pa.                                   ALL DAY
    10/20              Head of the Charles                        Boston, Mass.                                        ALL DAY
    10/27              Princeton Chase                              Princeton, N.J.                                      ALL DAY
    11/9                Rutgers Classic                             New Brunswick, N.J.                           ALL DAY
    3/22/14           Villanova (Scrimmage)                     Philadelphia, Pa.                                   ALL DAY
    3/28/14           Michigan St./ Boston U.                New Brunswick, N.J.                           6 PM
    4/5/14             URI                                                  New Brunswick, N.J.                           noon
    4/13/14           Knecht Cup                                      Cherry Hill, N.J.                                     ALL DAY
    4/14/14           Knecht Cup                                      Cherry Hill, N.J.                                     ALL DAY
    4/19/14           St. Joseph/ Navy                              Philadelphia, Pa.                                   ALL DAY
    4/26/14           George Mason                                  Fairfax Station, Va.                               ALL DAY
    5/4/14             Eastern Sprints                                 Cherry Hill, N.J.                                     ALL DAY
    5/18/14           American Athletic Champs               West Windsor, N.J.                              ALL DAY
    5/30/14 - 6/1/14        NCAA Championships           Indianapolis, Ind.                                  ALL DAY

    ** All Matches in Eastern Standard Time

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