Day Two Recap: 75th Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta
By ODU Athletics
May 11, 2013
Results (see Events 113 and 138)
2013 Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta Central
2013 Course Map
NORFOLK, Va. – The Old Dominion University rowing team completed action at the 75th Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta in Philadelphia, Pa. today on the Schuykill River. Yesterday, both the Varsity Four and Frosh/Novice Four for ODU advanced to the semifinals. In the semifinals today, Old Dominion’s Frosh/Novice boat placed fifth in their heat, while the Varsity Four boat finished in sixth place. Only the top two times from each of the three semifinal heats advanced to the finals on Saturday afternoon.
ODU’s Frosh/Novice boat advanced to the semifinals after winning their quarterfinal heat by nearly 17 seconds yesterday. Yesterday, the Lady Monarchs’ Frosh/Novice boat finished the track in 8:05.34. Today the Lady Monarch’ boat shaved 16 seconds off their time from yesterday and completed the course in 7:49.17. Today’s time earned ODU a fifth place finish in their semi’s heat, as Fairfield (7:21.83), Lehigh (7:36.73), Clemson (7:41.88) and Chicago (7:48.02) all finished faster. Old Dominion finished ahead of Orange Coast by 20 seconds.
The Lady Monarchs’ Varsity Four boat earned their way to the finals after placing third in their quarterfinal heat (7:31.66) on Friday. Today, ODU completed the track in 8:17.45, which was sixth in their semifinal heat. Northwestern (7:53.05) placed first, Colgate (7:54.17) second, Robert Morris (7:56.89) third, George Mason (8:06.23) fourth and Cincinnati (8:06.85) fifth.
The 2013 C-USA Rowing Championship will take place Saturday, May 18 at Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, Tenn. For coverage and updates on the Championship, visit: C-USA Women's Rowing Championship Central.
Varsity Four (2 to Final’s):
1. Northwestern (7:53.05)
2. Colgate (7:54.17)
3. Robert Morris (7:56.89)
4. George Mason (8:06.23)
5. Cincinnati (8:06.85)
6. Old Dominion (8:17.45)
Frosh/Novice Four (2 to Final’s):
1. Fairfield (7:21.83)
2. Lehigh (7:36.73)
3. Clemson (7:41.88)
4. Chicago (7:48.02)
5. Old Dominion (7:49.17)
6. Orange Coast (8:09.71)