Nov. 6, 2007
Patriot League Notebook
Fall Season Comes To A Close
Four of the five Patriot League teams competed in the fall to kick off the 2007-08 rowing season. Lehigh will be the last to wrap up the fall on Nov. 10 at the Frostbite Regatta.
Bucknell Bucknell did not have any fall events scheduled.
Colgate Colgate raced three boats in the Open 4 of the Head of the Genesee to begin the fall season on Oct. 7. On Oct. 21 the Raiders finished 20th with a time of 20:24.303 at the Head of the Charles. The team took home the gold in the collegiate four, and tested its novices at the Head of the Fish on Oct. 28. Colgate completed its fall season at the Syracuse Invitational on Nov. 3. Three Raider boats raced in the Varsity 4 A Flight. The B boat clocked in at 20:33.3 for 11th place, while the C and A boats finished 13th and 14th with times of 20:49.2 and 20:51.5, respectively.
Holy Cross Oct. 20-21 Holy Cross competed at the Head of the Charles. In the Women's Club Eight Race, the Crusaders placed 20th out of 51 boats with a time of 18:23.417. For the final women's event, Holy Cross finished 32nd of 39 boats in the Women's Championship Eight Race with a time of 17:53.487.
Lehigh Lehigh got its season underway at the Head of the Potomac in the open-eight race with the women finishing third out of five boats. On Oct. 13 Lehigh took part in the Navy Day Regatta and competed in seven events. At the Head of the Charles Regatta Lehigh competed in the women's championship 8 and women's lightweight 8. As the host of the Lehigh Dam Fall Regatta, the Mountain Hawks took first in four of five races.
Navy At the Navy Day Regatta, the Mids won their first varsity title at the event in two years by posting a time of 13:03.00 to defeat Georgetown by 12 seconds. Navy saw its varsity eight boat place 17th overall and 14th among U.S. colleges at the Head of the Charles Regatta on Oct. 21. Navy placed first and second in the collegiate eight and novice eight races at the Head of the Occoquan Regatta in Fairfax, Va., on Nov. 3. It is the second-straight year in which the Mids won both titles.