The Drexel crew team completed its 2012-13 season by sending the men’s team to the Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championships May 31 through June 2. The Dragons finished 19thoverall in the team standings with 21 total points. In the varsity eight race, Drexel finished second in the fourth final with a time of 6:00, just [...]
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Organized by the Eastern College Athletic Conference, the IRA Regatta was established in 1895. The regatta is a national championship for Division I collegiate men’s varsity rowing. Although the first regatta held only 18 teams, 110 programs are currently granted a bid to participate. This weekend marks the 111th IRA Championships in Sacramento, Calif., but [...]
For the first time in the 75-year history of the decorated Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta, the host program took home the title. The Drexel Dragons, defending their home Schuylkill River, captured their first overall team title in the long history of the prestigious regatta. The grand event, held May 10-11, pitted Drexel against some of [...]
Seeing a former athlete in the broadcast booth has turned into a common occurrence in today’s sporting landscape. However, a sport like crew typically lacks big-name stars, so when Drexel University graduate Alexandra Paulin found her way into the 6ABC booth for the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta May 10 and 11, it was quite the [...]
The Drexel crew teams had another successful weekend on the Schuylkill River, as the men’s and women’s teams won the Bergen Cup and Kelly Cup, respectively, April 27. It marked the second straight season that the Dragons won both regattas, which pit Philadelphia programs against each other. Joining Drexel on the river were La Salle [...]
It was a big weekend on the Schuylkill River, as the Drexel crew teams defended their local river well. The Dragons captured seven gold medals April 20 at the Kerr Cup Regatta. The men’s varsity eight headlined the long list of Drexel winners. It marked the third consecutive year that the varsity eight won the [...]
The Drexel University men’s and women’s crew teams both had strong performances at the 2013 Knecht Cup April 13 and 14 in Cherry Hill, N.J. A total of 11 boats reached the final day of competition for the Dragons. The men performed at a high level as the varsity eight, second varsity eight and novice [...]
Both the Drexel University men’s and women’s crew teams had strong showings in their last three competitions. Drexel advanced six boats to the finals March 30 at the 2013 Murphy Cup Regatta in Cherry Hill, N.J. The teams had a week between competitions before they took to the Schuylkill River April 6 for races against [...]
The Drexel University men’s and women’s crew teams capped off their fall seasons on a high note Nov. 10 at the Frostbite Regatta on the Cooper River in Cherry Hill, N.J. With 11 boats competing in the day’s events, the Dragons fared exceptionally well, walking away with gold in six of the events. The regatta [...]
One week after strong performances at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, the Drexel University men’s and women’s crew teams returned to action Oct. 27 at the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta. While Drexel sent just two boats to Boston a week earlier, one men’s eight and one women’s eight, the Dragons [...]
The Drexel University men’s and women’s crew teams took a trip to Boston Oct. 20-21 to compete in the most anticipated event of the fall season, the 48th annual Head of the Charles Regatta. Taking place on the Charles River between Cambridge and Boston, the Head of the Charles consists of 60 events and draws [...]
The Drexel University men’s and women’s crew teams took part in their second competition of the fall season Oct. 13 on the Schuylkill River at the Navy Day Regatta, a 2.5-mile head race event that attracts more than 2,000 athletes to compete in over 50 races throughout the day. In rowing, a head race is [...]
After a spirited performance at the Rumson Boat Race Sept. 29, the Drexel men’s and women’s crew teams continue their season with the 2012 Navy Day Regatta Oct. 13, held on the banks of the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia. The Dragons will be going up against the likes of city rivals the University of Pennsylvania, [...]
Ladies and gentlemen, ready your oars, because Drexel University’s varsity crew teams are back, and it is a case of deja vu. For the second consecutive year, the Dragons christened their fall season by taking three of the four events at the third annual Rumson Boat Race held Sept. 29 on the Navesink River in [...]
The 2012-13 season for Drexel men’s and women’s crew begins Sept. 29 as they take part in the third annual Rumson Boat Race in Rumson, N.J. Along with Drexel, four other schools will take part in the event: Rutgers University, Army, Villanova University and Bucknell University. For coaches and rowers alike, this race represents not [...]
Welcome to Drexel University, home of the Dragons. We here at The Triangle’s sports section understand that freshman year can be a confusing time; making new friends, adjusting to life on your own and finding your bearings in a new city can be overwhelming. Don’t fret, young one, we are here to simplify one of [...]
Former Drexel rower Steve Kasprzyk, who graduated in 2005, was selected to compete on the United States men’s eight in the 2012 Olympics in London. The men fell just short of earning a medal by a painful three-tenths of a second. The United States men’s eight rowing team traveled to England last week to compete [...]
The Drexel University men’s crew team traveled to England last week to compete in the Henley Royal Regatta, one of the oldest and most prestigious rowing competitions in the world. The Henley Regatta has taken place on the River Thames, by the town of Henley-on-Thames, since 1839. The competition lasts for five days — from [...]
Drexel University’s crew teams competed in what was scheduled to be their last regatta of the season May 31 through June 2, during which the men’s varsity eight took seventeenth place at the Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championship Regatta. The IRA Championships, hosted on the Cooper River in Cherry Hill, N.J., feature some of the [...]
After a one-boat bronze-medal appearance for the men’s varsity four in the 2011 Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championships, the Drexel University men’s crew team came back this season hungry for more. This week, Drexel was selected as one of 18 universities across the coun- try to compete in the 2012 IRA National Championships. The events [...]
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