Race; 4/18-19/2014

Location; Worcester, MA – Lake Quinsigamond

Participating schools: Women & Men vs WPI, Trinity, UNH, Colby, William Smith.

Departure Time – locationOn 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 EconoLodge will be on the right just before the route 20 intersection. Sears and Christmas Tree Plaza is just before the hotel parking lot.

EconoLodge Inn and Suites, 380 southwest Cutoff, Northborough, MA. (508) 842-8941.

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 at A & E Center (east side) for 4:30 pm departure.  Buses will drive straight (no stopping) to Worcester to arrive by 10:00 pm.  Coach Robinson will be there with snacks.

(Sat) 7:00 am  Continental breakfast available at the hotel. Eat lightly before you leave for the race.

8:00 am  Men’s buses departs for race course.

8:00 am  Women’s bus departs for race course

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.

Race Schedule;      9:00 am  regatta meeting.  Lanes 1-6


10:30       Wn8        Conn        Trin          IC              WmS        UNH

10:40       Mv8         Colby      CGA        WPI         IC              Trin          UNH

10:50       Wv8         WmS        UNH        Trin          Conn        IC              Colby

11:00       M2v8       IC              Colby      UNH        Trin          WPI         CGA

11:10       W2v8      Colby      WmS        Trin          IC

11:20       M3v8       Trin          WPI         IC              WPI “b”     IC fn         Trin fn

11:30       W3v8      IC              Trin          Colby      IV 4v

Race notes: All races are 2000 meters with a floating start on a buoyed course.                  

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.



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