Racing on the Inlet

The crews were finally able to host a home race with no ice this weekend! The weather turned out to be nicer than expected with a lot less wind than we’ve been practicing in. Hobart, University of Rochester and RIT all traveled to race the Ithaca men and women in 10 different events. The competition was especially exciting in the men’s novice 8, men’s  second novice 8, men’s second varsity 8 and the women’s novice 8, which all had victory margins of 2 seconds or less! The women’s varsity 8 and second varsity 8 both showed strong performances and won their races. One of the highlights of the day was watching the men’s novice 8 beat long time rival Hobart! It was a lot of fun to be back racing on our home course with fans cheering us on all the way down the course! We’re looking forward to some more competitive races next weekend when St. Lawrence and Skidmore will travel to Ithaca for our last home races of the season!

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