Men's Rowing Totals 21 Points on First Day of George Washington Invitational

Trofym Anderson

April 6, 2012

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Day 1 Results

WASHINGTON - The George Washington men's rowing team totaled 21 points on the first day of the George Washington Invitational on Friday afternoon on the Potomac River.

The Colonials currently sit in fourth place behind Navy (39 points), UC San Diego (33) and Georgetown (27).

Racing conditions featured a 10-to-15 miles-per-hour cross tailwind a and slightly rippled surface on the Potomac.

GW fell to Navy in the Freshman 8, Second Varsity 8 and Varsity 8, but still totaled 21 points in the process.

The closest race of the afternoon was the Varsity 8 as the Colonials finished the 2,000-meter course in 5:48.3, just nine seconds behind Navy (5:39.8). The Midshipmen entered the weekend as the sixth ranked Varsity 8 crew in the country.

The George Washington Invitational will resume on Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. The Colonials will face UC San Diego starting at approximately 9:36 a.m. followed by three races against Holy Cross in the afternoon session.

For more information and racing schedules for the George Washington Invitational, click here.

Varsity 8
Coxswain: Katherin Suarez-Quijano
Anthony Paladino
James Kelly
Taylor Lindman
Sam Goldberg
Colin York
Kasey Colander
James Stafford
Trofym Anderson

Second Varsity 8
Coxswain: William Parsons
Eric Anderson
Eric Herrera
Dylan Wong
Liam Cusack
Kyle Miller
Sean Fago
Cameron Chen

Freshman 8
Coxswain: Lauren Krinker
Tyler Veth
Ryan Hanavan
Jonathan Zagroba
Max Deem
Robert Reed
Alex Vogt
Matthew Coughlin
Walter Sandmeyer



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