Crew & Rowing

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Cross country posts strong showing at NCAA Northeast Regional

The Boston University men’s and women’s cross country teams were busy this Friday, closing their respective 2015 campaigns by competing at the NCAA Northeast Regional meet hosted at Franklin Park. Senior Kevin Thomas finished in 20th place, leading the Terrier harriers. The Marshfield native’s performance helped the Terriers place 19th in a field of 28. Based on his performance on […]

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Cross country teams bring home top-5 finishes at Patriot League Championships

The Boston University men’s and women’s cross country teams found success this Halloween in the Patriot League Championships hosted at Colgate University’s Harry Lang Cross Country Course on Saturday. The men’s team, picked third in preseason polls, surpassed expectations and finished in second place on the day with 88 points, behind the United States Naval Academy (19 points), which won […]

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BU rowing finds success in backyard at 51st Head of the Charles

The Boston University men’s and women’s rowing teams combined for nine top-ten finishes at the 51st Head of the Charles Regatta this weekend. Since its inception in 1965, the Head of the Charles has attracted the best crew teams in the world to the Charles River for a rowing competition which hosts more than 11,000 athletes and 400,000 spectators. “The […]

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The Boston University men's rowing team will be competing in the Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championship Regatta. PHOTO BY OLIVIA NADEL/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU men’s rowing to race for national championship

The Boston University men’s rowing team will compete in the 113th IRA National Championship this weekend on Mercer Lake in West Windsor, New Jersey. The Terriers will send four boats to race in a field of 24 for the national championship beginning Friday. BU will look to improve upon last year’s performance at the event, when they placed sixth overall […]

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Rowing, track and field, tennis, golf reaching heights of season

Rowing continues hot streak With its fourth straight victory, the Boston University men’s rowing team has gathered steam before the IRA National Championship Regatta at the end of May. In its latest conquest Saturday, the team defeated Columbia University and Syracuse University to retain both the Lusins and Conlan Cups. All four of BU’s varsity boats defeated their respective counterparts throughout […]

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Roundup: Men’s tennis competes in Tufts Invitational

This past week, the BU men’s tennis team was in action at the Tufts Invitational, where they matched up with Tufts University and Middlebury College on Saturday and Sunday. During the first day of the two-day invitational, the Terriers finished with two wins and four losses in the A flight, while losing all four matches in the B flight. The […]

Both BU crew teams accounted for six top-10 finishes at the Head of the Charles Regatta. PHOTO BY CARLY ROSE WILLING/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Roundup: BU crew participates in Head of the Charles Regatta

This past weekend, both the men’s and women’s crew teams took part in the 50th anniversary of the Head of the Charles Regatta and combined for six top-10 finishes. The Terriers finished eighth in Sunday’s highly competitive men’s championship eights race. The Terriers’ varsity and second varsity boats began in the middle of the pack of 36, but quickly maneuvered […]

Roundup: Women’s rowing captures Patriot League championship

The Boston University women’s rowing team capped off a successful league season Friday, winning the Patriot League Championship and earning the program’s second-straight NCAA Championships berth. In the heat races, the Terriers’ varsity eight, second varsity eight and varsity four boats all advanced to the grand final. Fighting through the wind and the rain, BU continued its strong showing in […]

Lefort, Peters take home top athlete awards

At the Francis D. Burke Club Room at Agganis Arena Tuesday night, eight Terriers were awarded at the student-athlete awards reception for their performances in the 2013-14 academic year. Sophomore Sarah Lefort highlighted the event for the women when she won the Mildred Barnes Award for BU’s top female athlete. On the men’s side, senior Rich Peters was given the […]

Women’s tennis claims Patriot League title

Heading into the Patriot League Tournament as the No. 1 seed, the Boston University women’s tennis team was poised to take home the league title in its first year in the new conference. The team did not disappoint, and the Terriers took home the Patriot League crown with a victory over the second-seeded U.S. Military Academy, 4-1, at the Bucknell […]