May 9, 2008--Schuylkill River, Philadelphia, Penn.
Saint Mary's Men's Crew has continued their successful streak from last weekend, rowing a strong 6:51.664 in the Men's Novice Four event to move on to the Semi-Finals.
Amid rain and delays, the SMC team put together one of their fastest times of the season to finish second in a very close race. The winner of their heat was the crew from Brock University of Ontario, Canada. Other finishers, in order, were: Bowdoin, Vassar, American and Binghamton.
The Gaels will next race tomorrow morning, when the top 2 finishers will move on to the finals. SMC is assigned to Lane 1, and other competitors will be Santa Clara, Purdue, Brock, Tennessee and Florida