April 21, 2012

Rams’ Varsity Four takes third at Kerr Cup

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The Rams' Varsity Four boat recorded a third-place finish to lead the Philadelphia University men's rowing team in the Kerr Cup Saturday on the Schuylkill River.

The boat, featuring coxswain Alex Jones, Logan Smith, Kevin Hines, Chris Valotta and Zach Wilmarth, posted a time of 7 minutes, 35.2 seconds. Penn State "A" won the final with a time of 7:24.4. Philadelphia advanced to the final with a second-place time of 7:58.0 in its heat race.

The Men's Pair was sixth in its final with a time of 9:55.0. The boat qualified for the final after a third-place finish by completing its heat race in 9:16.9.

Philadelphia is back on the Schuylkill River to compete in the Bergen Cup Saturday, April 28.

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