The Novice Boat Remains Undefeated for Crew

WORCESTER, Mass. (April 15, 2007) - The Mount Holyoke Crew team competed in two races this weekend. On Saturday, the Lyons raced against Smith and Trinity. On Sunday, the team faced Wellesley, Bates, WPI, and Clark.

Saturday, April 14th

The Novice boat earned the Lyons' only top finish, recording a time of 7:34.38, narrowly besting Trinity (7:35.38). Smith's Novice 1 and Novice 2 rounded-out the race in third and fourth place. MHC struggled in the Varsity 1 race, tallying a time of 7:26.44, behind Trinity (7:01.0) and Smith (7:05.18). Neither the second varsity boat (7:30.69) or third varsity boat (8:30.57) fared much better, each crossing the finish in last place.

Sunday, April 15th

During a mix of rain, snow, and hail, the novice boat maintained an undefeated season, recording a time of 7:51.30. Wellesley finished in second in the Novice race with a time of 8:01.03. The Varsity 1 boat tallied third place, registering a time of 7:39.80, finishing behind Bates and Wellesley, and ahead of WPI and Clark. The Lyons were just a second behind the Wellesley Blue in the 1V race. The 2V fell to third place (7:50.7) and the 3V boat was edged-out by Wellesley (8:03.10), recording a time of 8:23.40.