Men's and Women's Rowing Back in Action at Princeton Chase

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The GW men's and women's rowing teams were back in action this past weekend at the Princeton Chase on Lake Carnegie in New Jersey.  

The men's team had two boats each compete in the Heavyweight 8+, Heavyweight 4+ and the Freshman 8+. Results are listed below. All races were three miles in distance.

Full Results

Men's Varsity Heavyweight 8+  

George Washington A - 13th of 49 -12:57 

George Washington B - 30th of 49 -14:08

Men's Varsity Heavyweight 4+

George Washington A - 26th of 47 - 14:45

George Washington B - 42nd of 47 -15:15


Men's Freshman 8+

George Washington A - 10th of 33 - 13:32

George Washington B - 30th of 33 - 15:24


"Solid performance all-around today," said head coach Mark Davis. "We did much better than we did at this event last year and we also rowed a lot better than last week in Boston (at the Head of the Charles). We still have a lot of work to do and will be training hard these next four weeks before winter break."

The Colonials will conclude their fall schedule at the Rutgers Challenge on November 4.

The GW women rowing team was also in action on Lake Carnegie. The Colonials entered two boats in the Women's Varsity 8+ event, finishing in 28thand 51st place out of 55 crews.

GW's Varsity boat rowed the two-mile course in 14:55, about one minute behind the winning crew from Cornell. The Colonials' second boat finished in 16:27.

"Our Varsity 8 had its best performance of the fall, which I am very happy about," said Head Coach Eric Carcich. "It was good to see some Atlantic 10 crews in the field because it gives us a good sense of where we stand in the conference. The JV boat had a little collision and struggled because of that, but the main goal of the weekend was to get both crews out there and get some work in against some good competition."

The GW women's team will conclude its fall schedule at the Head of the Occoquan on November 3. 


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