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 [...]
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 [...]
Something has been lost in the disappointing 2-6 start for the Drexel men’s basketball team. Samme Givens graduated last year, and Chris Fouch is lost for the season, which sure has given us a lot to talk about in the midst of the team’s early-season struggles. Still, we fully expect our Dragons to bounce back. [...]
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 [...]
One of Drexel’s very own will represent the great red, white and blue in the 2012 Olympics in London. Rowing alumnus Stephen Kasprzyk (class of 2005), along with the United States men’s eight boat, surpassed New Zealand and France during the Olympic qualifiers to earn a spot in the games. In order to secure a [...]
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 [...]
Springtime in Philadelphia is a weatherman’s worst nightmare. From freezing temperatures to sweltering heat and from horizontal rain to stunningly beautiful days, the City of Brotherly Love tends to keep everyone on their toes this time of year. Thankfully, like an exquisite Swiss timepiece, Drexel University’s crew programs are the veritable models of consistency. And [...]
Drexel’s men’s and women’s crew teams are making their final preparations and exercises for their biggest regatta of the season. The teams will compete on a national scale at the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta May 11-12 on Philadelphia’s Schuylkill River. The Dad Vail is the largest collegiate regatta in the world with 132 competing colleges. [...]
As much as we talk about history being made in sports, it doesn’t actually happen very often. But every once in a while, history is, in fact, made. Such was the case for the Drexel crew teams April 28 at the 2012 Bergen and Kelly cups. For the first time in a half-century, the men’s [...]
Domination was the name of the game for the Drexel crew teams April 21 at the Kerr Cup Regatta. The men’s and women’s varsity eight took home the Dr. Thomas Kerr and Lela Kerr cups for the second and third consecutive years, respectively. In addition, the men’s side won the freshman pair and eight events. [...]
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