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Hobart Grabs Bronze at Head of the Fish

The Hobart rowing team competed in the Head of the Fish Regatta on Fish Creek Saturday. The Statesmen second varsity eight produced the team’s top finish, capturing a bronze medal in the men’s collegiate JV 8+ event.

Hobart’s No. 2 boat rode a blustery tailwind down the 3,400-meter course, crossing the finish line in a time of 11:13.53. Williams won the race in 10:59.06 followed by Wesleyan (11:02.86). The Statesmen had a comfortable 22.06-second margin back to the fourth place crew, Marist. There were 11 total entries

The Statesmen just missed a podium finish in the men’s collegiate 8+ event. Hobart’s top boat posted a time of 10:56.01, trailing only Williams (10:36.89), Marist (10:40.78), and Wesleyan (10:49.58). The Statesmen finished well ahead of Liberty League rivals RIT (9th), Rensselaer (11th), St. Lawrence (14th), and Skidmore (15th) in the 15-boat field.

In the men’s collegiate novice 4+ event, Hobart finished seventh out of 20 entries, logging a time of 13:42.42, while the Statesmen varsity 4+ placed 10th out of 32 crews in the men’s collegiate 4+ with a time of 12:44.39.

Hobart will wrap up its fall racing schedule on Nov. 5, when the Statesmen compete in the Syracuse Invitational.