Heavyweights Win on Housatonic

Derby, Conn. – Yale’s heavyweight crews kicked off their fall season at home on the Housatonic with wins in the men’s collegiate eight and the men’s collegiate four. Heavyweight rowers also competed in the pair and single event.

The Yale varsity eight won the collegiate event in a time of 13:59.313. In second came Northeastern (14:09.125). Williams finished third in a time of 14:21.228. The Yale second and third varsity eights also raced in this event.

Yale’s varsity crews also won the collegiate four in a time of 16:14.856. The heavyweights also took second and fourth with times of 16:21.715 and 16:42.298. In third was a Yale lightweight four.

Three heavyweight pairs raced in the morning’s pair event. They took third, seventh and eighth.

Two heavyweight singles also raced. They took fifth and eighth.

Yale crews head to Boston next weekend for the Head of the Charles Regatta.

Report filed by Yale Sports Publicity

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