Correction: Women Race at Bucknell on Sunday 10/14

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Ithaca Crews and Scullers find racing success last weekend

Last weekend found all the Ithaca Crews and Scullers on the road for competition. The Womens Scullers were at Mercer Lake, NJ, with time trial qualifiers on Saturday afternoon and seeded finals Sunday morning. Besides Ithaca, competition included Rhode Island, U Mass, St.Joseph’s. The Women’s doubles had 15 entries for the time trials, with Ithaca placing 2nd, 12th, 13th, and 15th. In the singles event trials, Ithaca and UMass collectively had 8 entries, Ithaca placing 1st, 3rd, and 4th. In Sunday’s doubles finals,  Ithaca placed 2nd in the A final, 5th in the B final, and 1st and 3rd in the C final. Ithaca dominated the singles A finals, placing 1st, 3rd, and 4th.

Meanwhile, on Saturday the Mens and Womens crews were in Rochester for the Head of the Genesee 5k regatta. The competition included University of Rochester, RIT, Hamilton, Geneseo, RPI, University of Buffalo and Binghamton, with additional women’s crews from St. Lawrence, WilliamSmith and Oswego. In the Men’s Varsity event, Ithaca was the winner in the field of 8 entries, finishing 3 seconds in front of RIT. In the 2V event, Ithaca was second of 5 entries behind RIT.  Ithaca’s Frosh/Novice entry won that event over 8 other crews by over 1 minute. In Women’s events, there were 9 Varsity entries, Ithaca placing 5th. In the Women’s 2V race of 6 entries, Ithaca placed 4th.

Coming up, the Womens Crew and Scullers head for Lewisburg, PA, this Sunday for dual head race competition with Bucknell University. For the travel itinerary and schedule, see this morning’s previous blog post.

Handy information for parents, alumni, and friends of the crew, THIS LINK goes to our away-race food tent spreadsheet.  This sheet gets updated for each event so that any friends/ family who want to contribute will know which items are needed & in what quantities.  We are happy to reimburse people for the items they provide, so please ask them to keep receipts & hand them off to a coach at the regatta.

Remaining Fall Schedule:

Sun 10/14             Womens Crew/ Sculling     Bucknell Invitational            Lewisburg, PA

Sun 10/21             Womens Crew                      Head of the Charles             Boston, MA

Sat 10/27               Mens/Womens Crew/Sculling   Head of the Fish Saratoga Springs, NY

Sun 10/28             All Ithaca Crew/Sculling      Freeman Cup                        Ithaca

Fall Intrasquad Regatta

Sat 11/3                 Mens/Womens Crew/Sculling          Cornell Classic        Ithaca

Sat 11/10               Mens Crew                            Frostbite Regatta                  Camden, NJ

Sun 11/11             Mens Crew                            Braxton Regatta                    Camden, NJ

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Women’s Dual Head Race with Bucknell

Ithaca College WOMEN’S CREW and SCULLING TRAVEL ITINERARY

Departure: Sunday, 10/14/2018 at 6:45 AM
A&E North side loading dock.
No stops on trip to Lewisburg. Return trip: stop at Weis Grocery Store on Route 15.  There will be bagels on the bus.  Bring additional breakfast/ pre race snacks.

Return to Campus: Sunday around 5 PM

COMPETITION

Competition Site
Bucknell Boathouse
Address: US-11, Shamokin Dam, PA 17876”

Directions: Susquehanna & Bucknell University Boathouse
NY 13 South
I 86 W (in Horseheads) also 17 W
Pass Corning to I 99 S / 15 S
15 S through Williamsport – follow all signs for RT 15 S
Will get on I 80 E / still 15S.  Take Exit 27A to stay on 15 S
Follow 15 S through Lewisburg Pass McDonalds
Turn Left on Victor Lane
Turn right toward the Bucknell Boathouse
Coxswain Meeting: 10:00 AM

Race Time: 11:30 AM
Head Race 5K.  Race finishes at the dock.
We will de-rig and load after racing

FOOD TENT: We would like to have pre-race food and post race recovery food.  The bus will be stopping at Weiss Grocery before driving back to Ithaca.  Please sign-up if you are bringing food to the race.

Gear
Bring Racing uniform, rain gear, warm layers and dry clothes for the trip home.

 

 

Head of The Genesee, Rochester

ITHACA COLLEGE CREW – RACE ITINERARY

Saturday, 10/6

Rochester, NY….U of R campus, Genesee Waterways Center, 149 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester.

Departure Time – location   On Saturday, 10/6, meet the bus at A & E Center at 6:30am. Depart at 6:45am. LOADING DOCK 

Directions to Site; – Leave Ithaca on route 96 north through Waterloo to I-90 at exit 42, proceed west to exit 46.  Proceed north on I-390 to exit 17, Scottsville Road east, merge onto Elmwood Avenue east, boathouse parking will be on the right

Race Schedule

8:45         Regatta meeting

9:10         Men’s 4 launch, race at 10:00.

11:10       Men’s v8 launch, race at 11:55.

11:25       Men’s 2v8 launch, race at 12:10.

11:35       Women’s v8, race at 12:20.

11:50       Women’s 2v8 launch, race at 12:35.

12:00       Men’s nov8 launch, race at 12:50.

Race notes: All races are 5k head race      

Other Information:  Bring a full water bottle, morning snacks, and a change of clothes.  There will be bagels on the bus.  Don’t forget your uniform.  Buses will stop for food at Wegmans on the way home. ETA back to Ithaca is 5PM

Ithaca Womens Sculling at Green Mountain Head race – weekend preview

Greetings Ithaca Crew, Alumni, Parents, and Friends! Ithaca Womens Sculling opened their road season last Sunday at the Green Mountain Head Regatta in Putney, Vermont. Ithaca competed with four single scullers in the age 19-34 bracket, placing 13th, 15th, 18th and 19th. Ithaca raced very strongly in the open double, placing 4th, 5th, and 10th in a field of 19 entries. Ithaca alum Julie Schaeffer and her partner from Cascadilla Boat Club also placed 8th in that race.

This coming weekend the Womens scullers head to Mercer Lake, New Jersey, for the Small Boat Challenge

ITHACA COLLEGE SCULLING – RACE ITINERARY 10/6 – 7

Race: Small Boat Challenge
Location: Mercer Lake – Caspersen Boathouse launch site.1 S. Post Road, West Windsor, NJ
Participating Schools: UMass, St. Joe’s, URI
Departure Time/ Location: 9am Saturday / A&E Center North Loading Dock.  Eat breakfast before meeting the bus.
   
Drive Time: 4.5 hours to Racecourse Saturday, 20 min Hotel – Course Sunday.  4.5 hours Course – Ithaca Sunday.  Bus movies rated PG-13 or milder are welcome.
Ithaca to Racecourse:  Leaving Ithaca, take NY-79 E to Whitney Point, then I-81 S, I-476 S, I-76 East and US-1 N to Grover’s Mill Rd. in Lawrence Township. Take Village Rd W to S Post Rd in West Windsor Township. Buses usually have to unload in the lot, then go back to park in the shoulder along Post Road.
Overnight Accommodation: Howard Johnson – 2295 Route 1, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 609.896.1100
Dinner Arrangements: Team dinner in Princeton:  Michael’s Restaurant – In Parking lot of Howard Johnson’s. Walking distance.
Race-day Morning: Breakfast at Hotel (we will supplement what they provide).  20’ Drive to Racecourse.  Depart 1h45m before 1st final on Sunday (7am give or take 30min depending on final schedule).
Hotel to Racecourse: Rte 1 North. Right onto Quakerbridge Rd. Left onto Village Rd. W.  Right onto S Post Rd.  Trailer will be parked behind the boathouse.
Event Schedule: The schedule is not posted yet for 2018, but based on prior years, time trials will begin 3:30pm on Saturday.  Finals begin 9am Sunday & run in C, B, A order depending on the weather.
Support Tent: Tent setup will not be needed Saturday night, but will be appreciated by fans & scullers on Sunday morning from approx. 8am – end of racing.  Fans, please SAVE RECEIPTS from any purchases you make for the tent & hand them off to a coach at the regatta.
Estimated Return to Ithaca: Depart course by 12pm?? Stop at Wegman’s for lunch on the way back to the highway. Arrive Ithaca 5pm.
   
Race Notes: 1900m time trial Saturday – alternating lanes on 30” centers.  2k Finals Sunday – championship style, 6 lanes across. Bring race uniform and layers for both days of racing, plus a set of warm, dry clothes for the ride home. We will make a Wegman’s stop for lunch at the beginning of the ride home.

Meanwhile, the Mens and Womens Crews will be heading to Rochester, NY for the Head of the Genesee Regatta 5k competition. Race itinerary:

Location;                Rochester, NY….U of R campus, Genesee Waterways Center, 149 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester.                                                                               Schools:                  UR, RIT, WilliamSmith, Buffalo, Binghamton, others                        Departure:             Saturday, 10/6, meet the bus at A & E Center north end loading dock  at 6:30am. Depart at 6:45am.                                                                                                   Directions to Site; – Leave Ithaca on route 96 north through Waterloo to I-90 at exit 42, proceed west to exit 46.  Proceed north on I-390 to exit 17, Scottsville Road east, merge onto Elmwood Avenue east, boathouse parking will be on the right                                 Race Schedule;     8:45         Regatta meeting

Race times are subject to change.

                                9:10         Men’s 4 launch, race at 10:00.

11:10       Men’s v8 launch, race at 11:55.

11:25       Men’s 2v8 launch, race at 12:10.

11:35       Women’s v8, race at 12:20.

11:50       Women’s 2v8 launch, race at 12:35.

12:00       Men’s nov8 launch, race at 12:50.

Other Information:               Bring a full water bottle, morning snacks, and a change of clothes.  There will be bagels on the bus.  Don’t forget your uniform.  Buses will stop for food at Wegmans on the way home. De-rig immediately after racing and load trailer. We will return directly to Ithaca College

Buses will leave for Ithaca at about 2 pm.   E.T.A. is 4 pm.

Handy information for parents, alumni, and friends of the crew, THIS LINK will take them to our away-race food tent spreadsheet.  This sheet gets updated for each event so that any friends/ family who want to contribute will know which items are needed & in what quantities.  We are happy to reimburse people for the items they provide, so please ask them to keep receipts & hand them off to a coach at the regatta.

Upcoming Fall Schedule:

Sun 10/14             Womens Crew/ Sculling           Bucknell Invitational            Lewisburg, PA

Sun 10/21             Womens Crew                                           Head of the Charles      Boston, MA

Sat 10/27               Mens/Womens Crew/Sculling                  Head of the Fish         Saratoga Springs, NY

Sun 10/28             All Ithaca Crew/Sculling      Freeman Cup Intrasquad                Ithaca

F/S/S 11/2-4         Family Weekend

Sat 11/3                 Mens/Womens Crew/Sculling                  Cornell Classic                      Ithaca

Sun 11/4                Rent-A-Rower/Community Service Work Day

Sat 11/10               Mens Crew                            Frostbite Regatta                  Camden, NJ

Sun 11/11             Mens Crew                            Braxton Regatta                    Camden, NJ

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