This week, the Stanford men’s crew team will prepare for the Head of the Charles Regatta (HOTC), the world’s largest two-day rowing competition. Since 1965, the HOTC has hosted the world’s best crew teams and attracts over 9,000 athletes and 300,000 spectators each year to the Charles River between Boston and Cambridge.
With this weekend’s forecast at the 111th Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships (collegiate rowing’s national title) calling for temperatures nearing 100 degrees, it’s only fitting that Stanford’s Varsity Eight is getting hot at exactly the right time.
The Stanford men’s and women’s rowing teams will compete in the Pac-12 Championships at Lake Natoma in Gold River, Calif., this Sunday.
No. 7 Stanford men’s rowing upset No. 3 Cal in the Big Row on Saturday, hoisting the Schwabacher Cup for just the second time in 23 seasons. “Today we witnessed a tremendous team effort,” Stanford head coach Craig Amerkhanian told GoStanford.com. “Stanford men’s crew stood side by side and battled Cal from start to finish.…
Wopat and Howard take weekly Pac-12 volleyball honors, Sailing takes third and sixth in ICSA Singlehanded Championships and Stanford men’s crew in action at Newport Autumn Rowing Festival.
Stanford inducts eight into its newest Athletic Hall of Fame class; Jordan Burgess named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week and Freshman of the week in women’s volleyball; Men’s crew names Jake Cornelius ’06 as assistant coach
Today marks the start of the IRA National Championship regatta in Cherry Hill, N.J. Both the Stanford men’s rowing team and women’s lightweight rowing team will compete at the event, which will last three days.
Seven of the eight boats medaled, with the women’s varsity four placing fourth…