2013-14 MIT Women's Openweight Crew News

April 19, 2014
Openweight Crew Takes On Bates and UMass
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – On a bright and sunny morning in Boston, the MIT openweight crew team was back in action on the Charles River, taking on teams UMass and Bates. The top results for the day for the Engineers were pair of second-place finishes in eights competition.

April 11, 2014
Openweight Crew Finished Second at GW Invitational
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Facing off against three teams in two days of racing, the MIT openweight crew squad had a very successful weekend in the nation’s capital, taking second overall in the final Howard W. Wilkins Bowl standings among six teams with 72 points at the George Washington University Invitational. Navy took the team title with 108 points, with Georgetown University third with 63.

April 6, 2014
Openweight Crew Takes a Pair of Wins over Rutgers
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Back on the Charles River for a second straight day of competition, the MIT openweight crew team took on Rutgers University on a bright, sunny morning on the river. In the four events contested the two teams split the races, with the Engineers picking up victories by both the Varsity 8 and 2nd Varsity 8 crews.

April 5, 2014
Women’s Openweight Crew Opens Spring Season Against Boston College
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – It was the start of the spring season this morning for the MIT openweight crew team as the Engineers took on the Boston College Eagles on the Charles River. Boston College took all four of the races that were contested, with the closest event coming in the Varsity 8 race.

November 16, 2013
Women’s Openweight Rows in Foot of the Charles
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Closing out the fall season on its home river, the MIT openweight crew team took part in the Foot of the Charles competition today on the Charles River. The Engineers saw their best finish in the Novice 8 event where the A boat finished eighth in a 16-team field.

November 2, 2013
Women’s Openweight Crew Takes On Dartmouth Green Monster
HANOVER, N.H. – MIT’s women’s openweight crew team sent a pair of entries to compete in the Dartmouth Green Monster on Saturday. An event for novice crews, the Engineers completed the three-mile course on the Connecticut River with the B team posing a finish of 9th.

October 27, 2013
Women’s Openweight Crew Races at Princeton
PRINCETON, N.J. – In its second outing of the young season, the MIT women’s openweight crew team took to the waters of Lake Carnegie for the Princeton 3-Mile Chase today. The Engineers had both an A and a B crew in the Women’s Varsity 8+ race.

October 20, 2013
Women’s Openweight Crew Opens Season at Head of the Charles
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The annual Head of the Charles regatta officially kicked off the 2013-14 season for the MIT women’s openweight crew team this weekend. The Engineers had a pair of entries in the world famous completion, with a boat in the Club 8 race on Saturday and a Championship 8 entry on Sunday.

September 5, 2013
Metcalf Selected for Inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame Class at Mount Holyoke College
SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. – MIT head women’s openweight crew coach, Holly Metcalf, was honored today when Mount Holyoke College announced that she will be a member of the inaugural induction class into the Mount Holyoke Athletics Hall of Fame. Metcalf will be inducted along with six other individuals and one team in ceremonies scheduled for October 19.

July 16, 2013
Women’s Openweight Crew Announces 2013-14 Freshman Class
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Five freshmen are scheduled to join the ranks of the MIT women’s openweight crew team for the 2013-14 season head coach Holly Metcalf has announced. Four of the five come from the East Coast, with the fifth hailing from California.

July 10, 2013
CRCA Names 12 MIT Rowers Scholar Athletes
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A total of 12 members of the MIT women’s openweight and lightweight rowing teams were honored for their academic success by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) when the organization released its list of Scholar Athletes for 2013. Seven members of the openweight team made the list and were joined by five rowers from the lightweight team.