Men’s rowing takes 2nd in two races on Lake Quinsigamond

The Bates men's varsity eight and second varsity eight boats came in second place on Lake Quinsigamond on Saturday, April 27, 2019. (File photo by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)

WORCESTER, Mass.—The Bates College men's rowing team finished in second place in both the varsity eight and second varsity eight races today on Lake Quinsigamond.

The Bobcats faced a field that included Holy Cross, Tufts and Williams.

Holy Cross won the varsity eight race with a time of 6:15.7. The Bobcats were second crossing the finish line 3.56 seconds behind the Crusaders (6:19.26). Tufts finished third (6:21.82) and Williams claimed fourth place (6:23.78).

In the second varsity eight, Holy Cross took first place, registering at time of 6:19.97. Bates was second with a time of 6:23.9. Williams was close behind, finishing third in 6:29.54, and Tufts came in fourth (6:49.31).

Williams claimed first place in the third varsity eight race. The Ephs clocked a time of 6:38.3. Tufts finished second in 6:42.26. Holy Cross was third with a time of 6:49.84, and Bates took fourth place finishing with a time of 6:53.62.

The Bobcats will be back on the water tomorrow, April 28, when they host the Presidents Cup Regatta. Racing is set to begin at 9 a.m.

Bates MV8 lineup: Bow: Kento Kajima, 2: Maxwell Milavetz 3: Steven Sparks; 4: Maxwell Cavallaro; 5: William Crate; 6: Kevin Downing; 7: Eric Jordan; Stroke: Julian Stolper; c: Ariel Lee

Bates M2V8 lineup: Bow: Robert Sobolewski; 2: Jasper Tucker; 3: Jackson Cote; 4: Espen Wheeler; 5: William Langhoff; 6: Trevor Fry; 7: Christopher Novak; Stroke: Constantine Gregoire; C: Holland Doyle

Bates M3V8 lineup: Bow: Joseph Inger; 2: Hugh Gorman; 3: Alexander Burbelo; 4: Thomas Monahan; 5: Duncan MacGregor; 6: Jack Fruechte; 7: Nadav Shenkar; Stroke: Xavier Fallone; c: Aidan Temperino