Men's crew competes in Head of the Charles Regatta
October 20, 2009
Hamilton College entered boats in in the collegiate fours and the lightweight fours at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, Mass., on Oct. 17 and 18.
On Saturday, the collegiate four finished in 34th place. Hamilton completed the 3.1-mile course with a time of 18 minutes, 52.433 seconds. However, they received an interference penalty that added one minute to the racing time, and dropped the boat from 27th to 34th place. Fordham University finished first with a time of 17:00.851.
In the lightweight fours race on Sunday, Hamilton finished in 13th place in a time of 19:28.488. The Don Rowing Club entry took first place, finishing in 17:26.637.
Ricky Bottini '10 was coxswain for the collegiate four. The rest of the boat included Charlie Palanza '10 at stroke, Tim Belden '10 in the bow seat, Adam Minchew '12 in 3-seat and Rafael De La Rosa '12 in 2-seat.
Dan Rudel '10 was the coxswain for the lightweight four. The rest of the boat included Gibson Hoyt '12 at stroke, Dylan Jackson '13 in the bow seat, Chris Visentin '12 in 3-seat and Andre Matias '11 in 2-seat.
Hamilton will row in the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta in Philadelphia, Pa., on Oct. 24.