BOSTON, MA Williams College Mens Crew trounced 38 Varsity Boats to seize a first place finish in the nations largest regatta. Edging out archrival Trinity by just one second, the crew won its first Collegiate Eight Charles title in history.
Williams College rowers were deeply disappointed at the cancellation of their final regatta of the season. ECAC Rowing Championship was canceled on Sunday May 10 due to high winds. After waiting around all day for delay after delay, the event was canceled at 4pm.
US Rowing has selected three Williams student-athletes to attend Under-23 Lightweight National Team Selection Camps. Andy Ward, Dan Kenefick and Katherine Robinson were all named to US Rowing Selection Camp rosters this week.
The 1V edged out rivals Bates, Marist, Coast Guard, and Ithaca for the Cup. The second Varsity finished behind Coast Guard, but ahead of the rest of the field. The Novices dramatically finished behind Marist and ahead of Coast Guard and the rest of the field.
The 1V boat won over Wesleyan by just over four seconds. The 2V and 3V both raced past Wesleyans 2V by 12 and 5 seconds respectively. The men continue to possess the Saratoga Oar and reclaimed the Donohue Cup.
In a surprise visit to the Donohue Cup, Trinity College bested Williams College by just over a second in the mens First Varsity Eight race. The Williams 2V lost to both Trinity and WPI and the Williams 3V fell to Trinity but beat WPI.
SHELTON, CT The Williams College mens crew finished a strong second place in the Head of the Housatonic Regatta, their first race of the fall season. The 2V finished ninth, just ahead of Trinitys 3V.