April 13, 2011
REVISED A-10 Rowing Championship Schedule in PDF Format
REVISED SCHEDULE (as of 4/15) - Due to severe inclement weather approaching the New Jersey area and the site of the A-10 Rowing Championship at Cooper River on Saturday, the start time for the championship has been moved to 7:00 am. Saturday's finals are scheduled to begin at 9:20 am with the awards ceremony wrapping up the championship at 11:50 am. To view the revised championship schedule, see the PDF listed at the top of the page.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The 16th annual Atlantic 10 Women's Rowing Championship will take place on the Cooper River in Pennsauken, N.J., on Saturday, April 16.
Defending champion Rhode Island (53) captured its second A-10 Women's Rowing Championship last season defeating runner-up Massachusetts (40) by a 13-point margin. The Minutewomen and the Rams are the only schools to have claimed an A-10 title in women's rowing with UMass leading the way with 13 conference championships. URI has secured two A-10 titles with both championships coming in the last three years.
Rhode Island is the defending champion in both the Varsity 8 (6:37.08) and Second Varsity 8 (6:46.06) events. Massachusetts took home the event title in the Varsity 4 last year crossing the finish line in a time of 7:44.05.
The 2011 Championship begins at 8:00 am with trials of the Varsity 8, Second Varsity 8 and Varsity 4 events on the Cooper River. Finals will commence at approximately 11:20 am with the awards ceremony scheduled for 1:40 pm.
Competing in this year's Atlantic 10 Championship are Dayton, Duquesne, Fordham, George Washington, La Salle, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Saint Joseph's and Temple.
For complete results of the Atlantic 10 Women's Rowing Championship, log on to www.atlantic10.com.