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GUHOYAS | Georgetown competed well across all races on the Potomac this weekend

CREW | Women’s Openweights Have Strong Weekend at Cherry Hill

Last weekend, the Georgetown University lightweight women’s rowing team faced Princeton in the Class of 2006 Cup. The Princeton Tigers bested the Hoyas in a day consisting of four 2000 meter duels on a choppy Lake Carnegie, boosted by a strong tailwind. The women’s openweight team traveled to the Cherry[Read More…]

by April 28, 2019 0 comments Sports
CREW | Women Succeed at Knecht Cup; Men Struggle at Home

CREW | Women Succeed at Knecht Cup; Men Struggle at Home

The women’s crew team travelled to Cherry Hill, N.J., last weekend for the larger Knecht Cup, where they found plenty of success. Meanwhile, the men’s heavyweight and lightweight crew teams hit the Potomac to compete in The George Washington Invitational and the J.J. Forster Cup, respectively. The heavyweights competed against[Read More…]

by April 17, 2019 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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CREW | Lightweight Men’s Team Starts Season With 2 Wins

The Georgetown men’s lightweight rowing team kicked off its spring season Saturday on Lake Carnegie in Princeton, N.J., to take on the Princeton Tigers and the University of Delaware Blue Hens. The Hoyas finished the day with two victories against Delaware and one against Princeton. The varsity boat, stroked by[Read More…]

by April 1, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top, Uncategorized
CARNES: Embracing the Mid-Semester Rhythm

CARNES: Embracing the Mid-Semester Rhythm

During my first two years of college, I rowed crew. OK, I didn’t actually “row” — at least not most days. I was a coxswain. Still, the experience taught me a tremendous amount. Perhaps the most significant lesson I learned was about what our coach called “the middle thousand,” and[Read More…]

by October 26, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
50 years after President Johnson instigated efforts to clean up the polluted river, the Potomac remains tainted by the District’s sewage.

Pollution Persists in Potomac River

After years of unchecked sewage flowing into the Potomac River, President Lyndon B. Johnson called the river “a national disgrace” in 1965. Although efforts to clean up the river have improved the quality of the water, continued concerns about its cleanliness prompted conservationists to add a little sparkle to the[Read More…]

by January 23, 2015 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

Crew | Freshmen Debut In Princeton

Just a week after the Head of the Charles Regatta, the Georgetown men’s and women’s rowing teams traveled to Princeton, N.J., to compete in the annual Princeton Chase Regatta. The race marked the official collegiate debut for Georgetown freshmen on both squads. For the women’s team, Georgetown had a combined[Read More…]

by October 28, 2014 0 comments Sports
The heavyweight men’s crew team finished in 24th place out of 36 teams in the field in last week’s Head of the Charles with a time of 15:15.739.

Crew | Rebound Needed at Princeton

The Georgetown University men’s and women’s rowing teams will travel to Princeton, N.J., this weekend to compete in the Princeton Chase, just a week after their low finishes at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, Mass., last weekend. The Georgetown men’s heavyweight team placed 24th out of a[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Crew | Head of the Potomac Marks Season’s Start

With a strong base of young talent, standout upperclassmen and a new head coach, the Georgetown heavyweight men’s rowing team has high hopes for the 2014-2015 campaign. During the offseason, first-year Head Coach Luke Agnini replaced retired Tony Johnson, who served the Georgetown crew program for 28 years. Before coming[Read More…]

by September 26, 2014 0 comments Sports
John Courtin (CAS ’70, LAW ’78)

Alumni Association Fixture Dies at 65

John Christopher Courtin (CAS ’70, LAW ’78), a 2014 recipient of the John Carroll Award and former executive director of the Georgetown University Alumni Association, died after a prolonged illness at the age of 65 on June 29. Born and raised in Buffalo, N.Y., where he went to Canisius High[Read More…]

by September 12, 2014 0 comments City News, News

CREW | Youth Indicates Bright Future

After a strange fall season that saw the closure of their boathouse because of the government shutdown and a winter hiatus, Georgetown’s men’s and women’s crew teams have taken to the water for the spring. The return of experienced veterans and an influx of freshman rowers with a semester of[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top