Men's crew second, women fourth at own event

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: April 23, 2011

SIDNEY, Maine --- The Colby College men's varsity 8 boat finished in second place out of four boats with a time of 4 minutes, 47.5 seconds in racing against University of New Hampshire, University of Vermont, and Middlebury College.

The Colby women placed fourth after taking third in some preliminary races.

The Colby men were behind New Hampshire (4:40.7) and ahead of Vermont (5:10.0) and Middlebury (5:17.8). In earlier head-to-head races, Colby took a win over Vermont.

The Colby women's varsity 8 had a time of 6:01.6 to finish behind UNH (5:44.0), Vermont (5:55.7), and Middlebury (5:56.7).

The Mule men's second varsity 8 boat had a time of 5:16.8 to win against Vermont (5:31.9). In women's second varsity racing, Colby took third place in 6:29.99. The third men's varsity 8 boat also took third place in 5:33.1.

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