The schedule is posted at:
Location: Worcester, MA – Lake Quinsigamond
Participating schools: Women & Men vs WPI, Trinity, UNH, Colby, William Smith.
Departure Time – location On Friday, 4/18, meet the buses at A & E Center at 4:20 pm. Depart at 4:30pm. Eat dinner first. Plan your own snacks for the ride. Buses will go directly to the hotel. We will have snacks to eat at the hotel upon arrival.
Directions to Hotel; Leave Ithaca on route 79 east to Whitney Point, onto route 206 east to Bainbridge, onto I-88 east towards Albany. I-88 ends at I-90. Go east on I-90 past Albany, towards Boston, and onto the Mass. Pike which is still I-90. Exit from Mass Pike at Worcester (exit 10) to I-290 east through the city. Exit 15, right onto Shrewsbury Street. Proceed to the end and bear right onto route 9 east (Belmont Street). Stay on route 9 about 4 miles and the Days Inn will be on the left. Pass it, then turn U-turn at the next traffic light (Wal-Mart Plaza), and proceed back to the Days Inn.
Days Inn Shrewsbury, 889 Boston Turnpike, route 9. 508-842-8500
Directions from hotel to race course; Return on route 9 west, just less than 4 miles and turn right on N. Quinsigamond Ave. BEFORE crossing the lake. Proceed north on N. Quinsigamond about 1 mile. Race site (Donahue Boathouse) is on left, bus parking is on the right.
Time line: (Fri) 4:15 pm Two buses load (men’s & women’s) at A & E Center (north side) for 4:30 pm departure.
9:45 pm. Arrive and check in at hotel. Coach Dan will be there with snacks.
(Sat) 6:45 am. Continental breakfast available at the hotel.
7:15 am. Women’s bus departs for race course….w/wv8, mv8, w2v8, m2v8, + all coxswains.
7:45 am. Men’s bus departs for race course….w/w3v8, wn8, mn8, w4.
12:00 noon. Buses available for loading, departing for Ithaca ASAP (12:30 pm?)
* If weather is bad, buses must be accessible through the morning.
Buses must be back on campus by 6:30 pm so that students can get to dinner.
7:30 am regatta meeting. Lanes 1-6
9:10 Wv8 heat IC UNH Trin
9:20 Mv8 final UNH WPI Trin IC Col WC
9:30 W2v8 final Trin IC WPI Col UNH WSm
9:40 M2v8 final Col WC IC WPI UNH Trin
9:50 W3v8 final WPI IC Trin Col
10:00 Wn8 final IC WPI UNH Colby
10:50 M3v-n8 final WC Trin WPI 3v IC WPI n
11:00 W4 final WPI Conn IC
11:20 Wv8 final
Race notes: All races are 2000 meters with a floating start on a buoyed course. Wv8 and W2v8 will race twice. Al other once.
Other Information: Bring a full water bottle and a change of clothes. Don’t forget your uniform and betting shirts. We all bet shirts for this race. Other than the lite hotel breakfast, there are no team meals planned for Saturday. The crew tent will have food. Buses may stop for fast food lunch on the way home. Buses should return to Ithaca in time for dinner on campus.
Return to Ithaca:. De-rig immediately after racing and load trailer. No one is excused until all Ithaca crews are done racing. Support your teammates. We will return directly to Ithaca College
Buses will leave for Ithaca at about 1:00. E.T.A. is 6:30 pm. BE SAFE AND LOOK AFTER EACH OTHER.