Men's crew wins Gilman Cup for fourth straight year
Hamilton swept the trophy races for the third time in four years. Skies were sunny, temperatures ranged from 70 to 80 degrees, and there was a 10 to 15 mile-per-hour head wind down the course that decreased over the course of the afternoon.
Hamilton also kept the Gilman Bowl with a win in the varsity fours in 8:05.44. Union followed with a time of 8:31.00. In the second varsity eights race, Hamilton crossed the finish line in 7:19.42 for another victory.
Ricky Bottini '10 was coxswain for the varsity eight. The rest of the boat included Gibson Hoyt ‘12 at stroke, Tim Belden '10 in the bow seat and the following rowers (seats seven through two in descending order): Chris Visentin ‘12, Charlie Palanza ’10, Andre Matias ‘11, Jeff Cardoni '11, Dylan Jackson ‘13 and Jake Lucas ‘13.