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Penn and Delaware Top Lightweight Rowers

Navy fell in the varsity and freshman races on Saturday.

Navy fell in the varsity and freshman races on Saturday.

April 27, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Navy lightweight rowing team won three of five races against Penn and Delaware on Saturday morning on the Severn River, but fell the varsity eight race. Penn broke Navy's hold on the Callow Cup as the Quakers won the varsity race, taking home trophy for the first time since 2000.

Delaware and Penn fought for the top spot in the varsity race and it was Delaware that just clipped the Quakers at the finish line, 6:03-6:03.3. Navy turned in a 6:09.5.

Navy crews easily won the second varsity race with the second and third boats taking the top-two spots. The second varsity clocked a 6:11.9, less than a boat length ahead of the Mids' third varsity, which posed a 6:13.0. Delaware and Penn followed with times of 6:21.1 and 6:29.4, respectively.

Similar to the second varsity race, Navy crews also took the top spots in the varsity four competition. Navy's top crew registered a 7:01.1 to take first place and the Mids' `B' boat took second with a time of 7:15.4. Penn (7:33.9) and Delaware (7:47) finished far behind.

The freshman race saw Delaware come out on top with a time of 6:11.8. Penn followed with a 6:17.3. Navy's second freshman heavyweight crew took part in the race, clocking a 6:18.7 for third. The Mids' lightweight freshman boat turned in a 6:29.3.

In what was the second freshman race, Navy's fifth varsity crew was the first of four boats to cross the finish line with a 6:24.7. Delaware (6:33.8), Navy's third freshman heavyweight crew (6:43.3) and Penn (7:00) followed.

The Midshipmen will now be off until May 19 when they take part in the Eastern Sprints.

V8
Delaware - 6:03.0
Penn - 6:03.03
Navy - 6:09.5

2V8
Navy - 6:11.9
Navy 3V - 6:13.0
Delaware - 6:21.1
Penn - 6:29.4

V4
Navy - 7:01.1
Navy B - 7:15.4
Penn - 7:33.9
Delaware - 7:47

F8
Delaware - 6:11.8
Penn - 6:17.3
Navy (H) - 6:18.7
Navy - 6:29.3

2F8
Navy 5V composite - 6:24.7
Delaware - 6:33.8
Navy 4V composite - 6:43.3
Penn - 7:00.0

 

 

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