April 16, 2011

Rowing Takes Kerr Cup V4 Title

Philadelphia, PA- The Philadelphia men's rowing team turned heads at the Kerr Cup Regatta on the Schuylkill River this weekend, taking the V4 title by just under 10 seconds. 

The V4 won their heat (6:31) to advance to the final, where they bested Rutgers, Villanova, Drexel and Fordham with a 6:26 finish to take the title.

The freshman four and pair boats also competed, finishing in fourth and sixth place respectively.

On the women's side, the V8 took third (6:50), beating out Army, Drexel, VCU and Richmond.

The teams race next weekend at the PhilaU boathouse in the PhilaU Invitational on Saturday (4/22). 

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