Men's crew 13th, women 17th at national regatta

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: May 11, 2012

WORCESTER, Mass. --- The Colby College men's varsity 8 crew finished in 13th place and the women's varsity 8 boat took 17th at the 2012 ECAC National Invitational Collegiate Regatta on Friday.
 
The men's varsity 8 boat won the third final (places 13-19) in a time of 6 minutes, 17.147 seconds after taking fifth place in one of the three heats.
 
The men's second varsity 8 also won a race in taking the Petite Final (places 7 to 13). The Mules had taken fourth out of seven boats in an earlier heat, but needed to finish in the top three to make the Grand Final (places 1-6). Colby's time in its heat was better than the winning time in the second heat (Williams, 6:18.273). Colby clocked a 6:20.859 in winning the Petite Final.
 
After taking sixth in heat two of the women's varsity 8, Colby took fifth place out of seven boats in the third final with a time of 7:27.950.
 
In women's open four racing, Colby took fourth place out of seven boats in the event. The Mules had a time of 8:04.583 and just missed taking third place (Wellesley, 8:04.186).
 
2012 ECAC National Invitational Collegiate Regatta
Men's Varsity 8 Heat 1
1. Williams, 5:59.392; 2. New Hampshire, 6:00.820; 3. Marist, 6:04.155; 4. Rhode Island, 6:09.775; 5. Colby, 6:10.870; 6. Skidmore, 6:33.485; 7. Tufts, 6:36.249
 
Men's Varsity 8 Third Final (places 13-19)
1. Colby, 6:17.147; 2. UMass, 6:19.955; 3. RIT, 6:20.358; 4. Coast Guard, 6:23.953; 5. Hamilton, 6:29.845; 6. Skidmore, 6:33.200; 7. Tufts, 6:33.396
 
Men's Second Varsity 8 Heat 1
1. Trinity, 6:09.986; 2. Bucknell, 6:12.678; 3. New Hampshire, 6:13.044; 4. Colby, 6:16.962; 5. Wesleyan, 6:22.185; 6. Rhode Island, 6:25.928; 7. Boston College, 6:27.210
 
Men's Second Varsity 8 Petite Final (places 7-13)
1. Colby, 6:20.859; 2. Wesleyan, 6:25.040; 3. Hobart, 6:28.093; 4. Ithaca, 6:29.677; 5. Boston College, 6:29.690; 6. Rhode Island, 6:29.745; 7. Hamilton, 6:53.310
 
Women's Varsity 8 Heat 2
1. Bates, 6:45.626; 2. Trinity, 6:52.250; 3. New Hampshire, 6:56.518; 4. St. Lawrence, 7:01.359; 5. RIT, 7:16.437; 6. Colby, 7:26.591
 
Women's Varsity 8 Third Final (places 13-19)
1. Simmons, 7:06.548; 2. Tufts, 7:10.757; 3. Mt. Holyoke, 7:15.551; 4. RIT, 7:18.062; 5. Colby, 7:27.950; 6. Skidmore, 7:32.720; 7. Conn College, 7:55.759
 
Women's Open 4 Grand Final
1. Conn College, 7:41.489; 2. Hamilton, 7:57.405; 3. Wellesley, 8:04.186; 4. Colby, 8:04.583; 5. Trinity, 8:13.367; 6. RIT, 8:14.203; 7. Tufts, 8:32.017
 


 
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