Oct. 29, 2012
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - The women's rowing team competed in their last races of the fall season in Philadelphia, Pa. at the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta this past Saturday. The Wildcats raced eight boats in six different events and featured a first-place Women's Frosh 4 team.
The winning Women's Frosh 4 tipped the finish line at 16:49.48, a whole ten seconds before their next competitor. The Women's Frosh 4 placed first out of 16 teams.
Villanova raced two boats in the Women's Frosh 8 event. The two boats competed among 28 others and the Wildcats finished 6th and 17th. The boat that came in 6th place earned a time of 16:05.77 and the 17th place boat finished in 17:45.41.
In the Women's Pair, the Wildcats came in fourth out of six competitors with a time of 18:35.42.
The Women's Club 8 completed the race in 15:38.98, earning a 14th place out of 28 boats. The Women's Champ 8 finished with a time of 15:21.14 and came in 22nd place out of 27.
Lastly, Villanova raced two boats in the Women's Open 4 event. The first boat for the Wildcats finished 15th out of 40 boats with a time of 16:30.88. Villanova's second boat came in 19th place and crossed the finish line at 16:53.90.
The rowing team will kick off their spring season in March.