UVA at Harbor Park
ODU Baseball Voucher Books
ODU Big Blue 5K
Uploaded Ad
Monarch Maniacs

Frosh/Novice 4 and JV 8 Advance To Semifinals of Dad Vail Regatta

Courtesy: ODU Athletics
         
Release: May 07, 2010
Send this article to a friend Print RSS

May 7, 2010

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Old Dominion's frosh/novice 4 and junior varsity 8 boats advanced to the semifinals of the prestigious Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta on Friday.

The Dad Vail is the largest collegiate regatta in the United States, with over 100 colleges and Universities from the U.S. and Canada. The Lady Monarchs are among thousands of student-athletes gather to compete during the weekend of the second Saturday of May.

The frosh/novice 4 boat finished second in its quarterfinal heat to advance to the semifinals on Saturday. The Lady Monarchs finished the race in a time of 8:06.67 out pacing Georgia Tech (8:11.39), Arizona State (9:06.77), and Brandeis (9:24.72). Ohio State, who won the heat in a time of 8:03.08, joined Old Dominion as the two boats to advance to the semis.

The JV 8 boat will also advance to Saturday's semifinals as they placed second in their quarterfinal heat. Old Dominion rowed to a time to 7:19.84 ahead to Temple (7:25.04), George Mason (7:29.11), and Florida (7:53.87). Also joining the Lady Monarchs as the top two boats to advance from the heat was Cal-Sacramento, who won the heat with a time of 7:14.73.

The varsity 8 placed fourth in its quarterfinal heat with a time of 6:57.47, edged out by CAA rival Drexel (6:47.95), San Diego State (6:53.35), and Vermont (6:57.30). Although the top two boats advanced to the semifinals, the Lady Monarchs had another shot at reaching Saturday's race in the reps. With the top two shells in the reps advancing to the semis, Old Dominion narrowly missed qualifying by placing third. The Lady Monarchs crossed the finish line in a time of 7:05.93, just behind Loyola who took second in a time of 7:04.04.

Live streaming video and commentary are available throughout the 2010 Dad Vail Regatta by visiting dadvail.tv. Complete results are also available by clicking here.

Dad Vail Regatta Results - Friday

Women's Frosh/Novice 4 - Quarterfinal Heat
1. Ohio State U - 08:03.065
2. Old Dominion - 08:06.669
3. Georgia Tech - 08:11.385
4. Arizona State - 09:06.766
5. Brandeis - 09:24.715

Women's JV 8 - Quarterfinal Heat
1. Cal-Sacramento - 07:14.730
2. Old Dominion - 07:19.844
3. Temple - 07:25.038
4. George Mason - 07:29.106
5. Florida - 07:53.874

Women's Varsity 8 - Quarterfinal Heat
1. Drexel - 06:47.950
2. San Diego State - 06:53.346
3. Vermont - 06:57.296
4. Old Dominion - 06:57.466
5. Oklahoma City - 07:08.610
6. La Salle - 07:09.044

Women's Varsity 8 - Rep Heat
1. U Mass - 07:03.771
2. Loyola - 07:04.035
3. Old Dominion - 07:05.933
4. Marist - 07:19.455
5. Villanova - 07:26.973
6. Pittsburgh - 08:00.951

SIGN UP FOR
E-MAIL UPDATES

Advertisement
ODU Baseball Voucher Books
Big Blue 5K
UVA at Harbor Park
Bark in the Park
Uploaded Ad
Treat the Troops
ODAF Donor Spotlight
Monarch Media