Heavyweight Rowing Begins Fall Season at the Head of the Potomac on Sunday
Sept. 28, 2013
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Navy heavyweight rowing team will kick off its fall slate of action on Sunday, Sept. 29 at the Head of the Potomac event on the Potomac River in Washington, D.C.
Navy, who concluded its 2013 spring season with a ninth place finish at the IRA National Championships in June, will have six boats entered in three races at the Head of the Potomac. The teams will follow a 2.8-mile course that extends down the Potomac River along the Virginia shore across from the Georgetown/Foggy Bottom waterfront in Washington, D.C.
This is the first time in recent history that the Mids have entered this event and also the first time that they have been in the water competitively in the month of September since 2006 when they raced at the Head of the Oklahoma in Oklahoma City on September 30.
NAVY RACING SCHEDULE
11:00 AM Men’s Club 8+ (Plebe Crews)
1:15 PM Men’s Open 8+ (Varsity & Plebe Crews)
2:40 PM Men’s Open 4+ (Varsity Crews)