Men's crew 10th, women 16th at New England meet

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: May 5, 2012

WORCESTER, Mass. ---- The Colby College men's varsity 8 took 10th place overall and a second varsity 8 men's boat was seventh in winning the Petite Final at the 2012 New England Rowing Championships on Saturday.
 
The women's varsity 8 boat took 16th overall, while a women's second varsity 4 boat took fourth place.
 
The Colby men had a strong heat in 6:03.471 to finish fourth and were eighth overall among the 13 boats, but missed on making the Grand Final for places one to six. The Mules were fourth in the Petite Final to take 10th place, but did finish behind two boats Colby beat in the heat racing.
 
In the men's second varsity 8 racing, Colby just missed making the Grand Final after placing fourth of five in a heat and seventh out of the 10 boats. The Mules, though, won the Petite Final to take seventh overall with a time of 6:30.764, a better clocking than Bates and Wesleyan had in the Grand Final.
 
The Colby men's novice 4 boat took third place in the Petite Final with a time of 7:31.613 in taking ninth overall.
 
The women's varsity 8 boat was sixth out of sixth in heat three with a 7:13.781 time. The Mules finished fourth out of four boats in 7:45.554 in the third final.
 
Colby's women's second varsity 4 boat finished fourth overall with a time of 8:10.268 after having the fourth-best time (8:27.482) in heat racing.
 
The Colby men's boats combined to finish in 12th place with 36.7 points out of 23 crews. The women were 21st out of 27 crews with 15 points. The two Colby crews combined to take 17th place out of 31 total crews.
 
2012 New England Rowing Championships
Men's Varsity 8 Heat 1
1. Williams, 5:55.091; 2. Trinity, 5:58.135; 3. Boston College, 6:00.717; 4. Colby, 6:03.471; 5. U. Rhode Island, 6:05.804; 6. Middlebury, 6:10.403; 7. Tufts, 6:34.919
 
Men's Varsity 8 Petite Final (places 7-13)
1. Wesleyan, 6:18.767; 2. U. Rhode Island, 6:22.482; 3. Middlebury, 6:24.968; 4. Colby, 6:26.826; 5. UMass-Amherst, 6:27.611; 6. Coast Guard, 6:29.811; 7. Tufts, 6:48.392
 
Men's Second Varsity 8 Heat 1
1. Trinity, 6:09.506; 2. WPI, 6:11.170; 3. Bates, 6:11.819; 4. Colby, 6:13.771; 5. U. Rhode Island, 6:27.711
 
Men's Second Varsity 8 Petite Final (places 7-10)
1. Colby, 6:30.764; 2. Boston College, 6:34.964; 3. U. Rhode Island, 6:38.414; 4. Middlebury, 6:44.067
 
Women's Varsity 8 Heat 3
1. Wellesley, 6:45.886; 2. Coast Guard, 6:47.744; 3. U. New Hampshire, 6:48.809; 4. WPI, 6:56.978; 5. Mount Holyoke, 7:07.638; 6. Colby, 7:13.781
 
Women's Varsity 8 Third Final (places 13-16)
1. Smith, 7:21.493; 2. U. Vermont, 7:21.834; 3. Mount Holyoke, 7:38.557; 4. Colby, 7:45.554
 
Men's Novice 4 Heat 2
1. U. Rhode Island, 7:18.416; 2. Bowdoin, 7:20.405; 3. Bates, 7:26.266; 4. Colby, 7:52.629; 5. Wentworth, 7:57.313; 6. Brandeis, 8:14.162
 
Men's Novice 4 Petite Final (places 7-12)
1. U. Vermont, 7:16.886; 2. Connecticut College, 7:26.805; 3. Colby, 7:31.613; 4. Wentworth, 7:37.676; 5. Brandeis, 7:52.955; 6. Mass.-Maritime, 8:00.262
 
Women's Second Varsity 4 Heat 2
1. Bowdoin, 8:22.734; 2. Wellesley, 8:27.153; 3. Colby, 8:27.482; 4. Tufts, 8:45.327; 5. Roger Williams, 8:50.931
 
Women's Second Varsity 4 Grand Final (places 1-6)
1. Bowdoin, 7:55.911; 2. Holy Cross, 7:58.295; 3. Trinity, 8:03.289; 4. Colby, 8:10.268; 5. Connecticut College, 8:12.619; 6. Wellesley, 8:12.885
 
 


 
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