April 16th IC Crew Race at Lake Quinsigamond, Worcester, MA

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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.

Race Schedule
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.



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