Ithaca Crew at Worcester on 4/18/15

Below is information for visiting crews and spectators.

Lane assignments: http://www.qra.org/regattas/lanes.php?racedate=04%2F18%2F2015

All launching and race viewing will be from the Donahue Rowing Center (DRC) Coxswain meeting for WPI hosted races will be held exactly 80 minutes before the first WPI scheduled race, at the DRC Clubhouse.  The following traffic pattern will be reviewed at this meeting:

  •  Warm up must be conducted OFF the course. (Stay to the shore as much as possible since there will not be buoys)
  •  Warm up towards the Finish on Worcester shore Warm up towards the Start on the Shrewsbury shore.
  •  Enter the North Cove (Start marshaling area) by rowing through LANE 6.
  •  You cannot enter this area IF a race is lining up on the START.
  •  Traffic pattern in the North Cove is counter-clockwise.

Rules of racing are expected to be conveyed to athletes directly by coaches.  USRowing Referees will be supervising all races but may not be present at the coaches meeting.

Trailer parking is provided in State boat ramp adjacent to DRC.

Bus parking will be at the U.S. Postal Distribution Center across the street from the boat ramp.

NO EXCEPTIONS will be made to this rule.  The Shrewsbury Police now REQUIRE ALL BUSES to park at this specified site.

No spectators should park in the U.S. Postal Distribution Center.

Athletes should not warm up on USPS grounds.  Please have them complete warm up at the DRC/Trailer site.

No visitor parking in the Boathouse parking lots.  Visitors should park along N. Quinsigamond Ave. north of the DRC.

Portable toilets are available in the trailer parking area.

All tents should be set up along chain-link fence on south side of DRC property.

Please be sure that ALL garbage from your tents and/or trailer area is disposed of in the dumpsters located behind the boathouse.

Ithaca Crews will arrive at the race course at 7AM.  Races are from 8:30am-10:10am.  Following the last race we will havre lunch at the tent and board the buses around 11:30am for a noon departure.

Time Host Event Lane 0 Lane 1 Lane 2 Lane 3 Lane 4 Lane 5 Lane 6
8:30 AM WPI MV8

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Ithaca

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UNH

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Colby

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8:40 AM WPI MV8

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WPI

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Trinity

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USCGA

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Washington College

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8:50 AM WPI WV8

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Smith

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WPI

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Clark

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9:00 AM WPI W2V8

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WPI

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Smith

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WPI B

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Smith B

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Smith C

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9:10 AM WPI W3V8

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William Smith

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Trinity

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Ithaca

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UNH

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Trinity B

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Ithaca B

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9:20 AM WPI WV8

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Trinity

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William Smith

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Colby

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Ithaca

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Conn College

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UNH

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9:30 AM WPI M2V8

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Colby

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Washington College

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Trinity

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WPI

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Ithaca

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9:40 AM WPI W2V8

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Conn College

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Colby

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Trinity

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Ithaca

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William Smith

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9:50 AM WPI M3V8

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Washington College

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WPI

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Trinity

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Ithaca

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10:00 AM WPI MN8

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Ithaca

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UNH

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Trinity

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WPI

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10:10 AM WPI WV4+

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Ithaca

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UNH

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Colby

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Trinity

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William Smith

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UNH B

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10:20 AM WPI MV8 GRAND FINAL

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Ithaca vs Geneseo and St. John Fisher

Here is the link that was sent out to visiting teams, which includes parking directions: https://iccrew.wordpress.com/race-course/  Remember on race day there will be no athlete or spectator parking in the lot.  The parking lot will be reserved for visiting trailers.  Please park across the track at Pallisades.  No parking in the small Casella lot.

SATURDAY, APRIL12, 2015 vs Geneseo and St. John Fisher.

Directions: West from N.Y.S. Thruway take exit 41, turn right then turn left at the light. Follow this until the intersection for Rt. 20. Left on Rt. 20 then immediate right onto Rt. 89 South. Follow 89 into Ithaca. Cross inlet then turn left at light. At second light turn left onto Rt. 13 North. Follow 13 to Third street extension (Aldi’s Market on the corner) and turn left. Cross railroad tracks, immediate left, and follow the road to the end

Regatta Meeting – 9:30 am.
Lanes will be drawn prior to the regatta meeting.

11:00 am           Mv8      SJF       IC         Gen

11:05                Wv8     SJF       IC         Gen

11:30                W2n8                IC         Gen

11:35                M2v8                IC         Gen

12:00pm          W2v8    IC 3v    IC         Gen

12:05                W4       SJF       IC         Gen      

12:30                Mn8      SJF       IC         Gen

 

12:55                Wn8     SJF       IC         Gen

1:00                  M4       SJF       IC         Gen

Ithaca vs Skidmore, Smith (women) and St. Lawrence

Here is the link that was sent out to visiting teams, which includes parking directions: https://iccrew.wordpress.com/race-course/  Remember on race day there will be no athlete or spectator parking in the lot.  The parking lot will be reserved for visiting trailers.  Please park across the track at Pallisades.  No parking in the small Casella lot.

SATURDAY, APRIL 11, 2015 vs Skidmore, St.Lawrence, Smith (women).
Directions: From Skidmore proceed to I-88 west to exit 8 (Bainbridge). Follow route 226 west to Whitney Point and proceed on route 79 west to Ithaca, into downtown and beyond to Meadow Street-route 13. Turn right and follow 13 north to Third street extension (Aldi’s Market on the corner) and turn left. Cross railroad tracks, immediate left, and follow the road to the end.

From St Lawrence, proceed to I-81 South. Take exit 12 (Homer) following the signs for Ithaca to route 281 South. 281 becomes route 13 South, proceed all the way to Ithaca, down the hill (with lake on right), turn right at the second traffic light (Third street – Aldi’s market on the corner). Cross the railroad tracks, immediate left, go to the end. Drive carefully through the Cornell parking lot to the Ithaca boathouse just beyond.

From Smith, proceed onto NY thruway west and onto I-88 west. Follow the above directions “from Skidmore.”

Schedule:      April 11, 2015 race

Regatta meeting 10:00 am
Lanes will be drawn at the regatta meeting

11:20    Wv8                             SkC      IC

11:30    Wv8                             SmC     StL

11:40    W2v8                            SmC     IC

11:50    W2n8                            SmC     IC

12:00    Wn8                             SmC     IC

12:10    Mv8                  StL       SkC      IC

12:35    Mn8                  IC 3v    StL       IC

12:40    W3v8                SkC      SmC     IC

1:05      M2v8                StL       SkC      IC

1:10      W4                   StL       SmC     IC

1:40      Wv8 pf

1:50      Wv8 gf

2:00      M4                   StL       SkC      IC

Ithaca College VS U.Rochester and RIT

We are a GO!!

Here is the link that was sent out to visiting teams, which includes parking directions: https://iccrew.wordpress.com/race-course/  Remember on race day there will be no athlete or spectator parking in the lot.  The parking lot will be reserved for visiting trailers.  Please park accross the track at Pallisades.  No parking in the small Casella lot.

SATURDAY, APRIL4, 2015 vs University of Rochester & RIT.

Directions:  West from N.Y.S. Thruway take exit 41, turn right then turn left at the light.  Follow this until the intersection for Rt. 20.  Left on Rt. 20 then immediate right onto Rt. 89 South.  Follow 89 into Ithaca.  Cross inlet then turn left at light.  At second light turn left onto Rt. 13 North.  Follow 13 to Third street extension (Aldi’s Market on the corner) and turn left.  Cross railroad tracks, immediate left, and follow the road to the end

Regatta Meeting – 8:30 am.
Lanes will be drawn prior to the regatta meeting.

10:00 am              Wv8       UR         IC           RIT
10:05                    Mv8       UR         IC           RIT

10:30                    W2v8    UR         IC           RIT
10:35                    M2v8     UR         IC           RIT

11:00                    Wfn8     UR         IC           RIT
11:05                    W4                       IC a        IC b

11:30                    Mfn8                    IC           RIT
11:35                    M3v8     UR         IC           RIT

12:00pm              W2n8    IC 3v      IC           RIT

CAUTION ENTERING THE BOATHOUSE PARKING LOT.
Cornell is hosting a large women’s regatta; “The Nordic Nine.”….8 teams + Cornell.
As a result, one women’s race will be folded into every half hour on the schedule above.
A little ambitious, but good fun none-the-less.
Let me know if you have questions.

Spring Trip Itinerary

MEN’S AND WOMEN’S CREW – SPRING TRIP ITINERARY, 2015

 Who       Ithaca College men’s and women’s crew – 108  participant
Contact Dan Robinson, 607-274-1266, iccrew@ithaca.edu.

When     Leaving Friday, 3/6 – meet outside the A & E Center, 5:00 pm for bus loading.  Eat dinner first.  Returning Sunday, 3/15 – E.T.A. 9 am.

Where   Gainesville, GA                                               lodging: Guesthouse/Lanier Inn & Suites

Contact person; Brian Ransom                     520 Queen City Parkway

(770) 287-0077club/785-770-7888cell          Gainesville, GA   30501

Lake Lanier Rowing Club                               770-535-8100

DIRECTIONS:  Route 96B south to Owego.  Route 17 east to I-81 south.  Proceed on I-81 South through PA, MD, WV, and a long way into VA.  Take I-77 south to Charlotte, NC.  Take I-85 south through SC and on to GA (towards Atlanta).  Exit 137 for route 129 towards Gainesville.  As you approach Gainesville, turn left onto I-985 and proceed north, go one exit to exit 7.  Turn left off the exit ramp, proceed through one traffic light, turn right at the second, Limestone Parkway.  Proceed to Clark’s Bridge Road and turn right, proceed to the boathouse located on the left.

What      Buses will go directly to the boathouse (Sat. 3/7 – Approx. 11 am). Plan a snack, dinner isn’t until 5:00 pm.    We will unload trailer, clean & rig equipment, and take a short row.  This generally all takes 2-3 hours.  After the row (about 2:30pm) we will re-board the bus and go to the hotel for check-in. Buses may stop at the Grocery store.  Dinner is catered in the hotel conference room.  No charge.  Women will eat at 5pm.  Men will follow at 5:30 pm.

SATURDAY NIGHT – TURN CLOCKS AHEAD ONE HOUR.

PRACTICE SCHEDULE STARTING SUNDAY  – SUBJECT TO CHANGE

SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY – WOMEN – bus

Board bus at 6:45 am       Row 7:45 – 9:45 am          eat at 10:45 am.

Board bus at 3:00 pm       Row 4:00 – 6:00 pm         eat at 6:45 pm

SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY – MEN – bus

Board bus at 7:30am         Row 8:30 – 11:00am, yoga & video,            eat at 12:30pm.

Board bus at 3:15 pm       Row 4:15 – 6:15 pm,        eat at 7:00 pm.

*Wednesday we will plan for a longer morning practice and the afternoon off.  The Wednesday pm meal is either a team picnic or “on your own.” – TBA

SATURDAY 3/14 (tentative)

Women board bus at 6:45 am, row 7:45 – 9:30, eat at 10:30am.

Men board bus at 7:00 am, row 8:00 – 9:45, eat at 10:45 am.

End-of-week scrimmages may impact practice times.  Final practice will be Saturday morning, 3/14.  Hotel check-out will be at 12:00 noon.   Buses will then return to the boathouse for equipment loading, final team meeting, free box lunch and estimated departure by 3 pm.

MEALS:  Breakfast is free take-out every morning at the hotel before practice.  Eat lightly.

Lunch is pre-paid at Brenau College immediately after AM practice.  The team will attend together.  Dinner is pre-paid at Brenau College immediately after PM practice.  There will be some exceptions.  Other meals or snacks will be “on your own.”  Additional “on your own” expenses will be meals while traveling and misc. snacks.

WHAT TO TAKE?   Essentials include extra money for meals while traveling, snacks, some meals “on your own,” and misc. (maybe $50-$100).  Bring plenty of workout clothing (especially socks) for weather that may range from sunny and 80 to rainy and sub-freezing.  Early morning practices will be cold!  Also, bring swimsuit, extra towel, sunscreen, water bottle, and hat.  Consult with your assigned roommates for alarm clock, music, and other items you won’t want to duplicate.  Leave unnecessary valuables at home!  Keep your cash hidden and a credit card for emergencies may be useful.  If your hands are tender you may want to invest in leather sport gloves.  Questions?  Ask your coach.

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