Hoyas Win One of Four

By Sarah Walsh Hoya Staff Writer

Battling bad weather and rough conditions on Lake Carnegia, N.J., on Saturday, the Georgetown lightweight men’s crew managed to win just one of four races against Columbia.

The varsity eight clocked in at 6:23.6, defeating the Lions by three seconds and giving the Hoyas their only win of the day at the event that had Princeton playing host.

Columbia defeated Georgetown by nine seconds in the second varsity eight while the two GU freshmen boats lost by a combined total of forty seconds. The first freshman boat lost 7:19.95 to 7:06.0 while the second boat lost 8:01.32 to 7:30.8.

Next weekend, Georgetown’s squads split up for three different meets. The women’s team has a meet against assachusetts Institute of Technology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

The men’s teams participate in two races; the heavyweight men take on Cornell at Princeton while the lightweightmen also travel to Princeton to race the host Tigers.

 

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