Varsity Four claims city title with victory in the Bergen Cup

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- For the second time in three years Philadelphia University is the home of the top men's Varsity Four boat in the city after winning its race in the Bergen Cup on the Schuylkill River Saturday.

The winning boat featuring Logan Smith, Kevin Hines, Zach Wilmarth, Chris Valotta, and coxswain Alex Jones completed the race in a time of 6 minutes, 54.7 seconds. The Rams' last Bergen Cup win came in 2010.

Philadelphia recorded an open-water victory as Temple came home second with a time of 7:03.5. La Salle (7:07.4), Drexel (7:11.7) and St. Joseph's (7:19.1) rounded out the results.

Philadelphia returns to the water to compete in the Dad Vail Regetta starting Friday, May 11 on the Schuylkill River.

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