On Sunday March 16th Malvern Prep Crew kicked off the Spring Season at the First Manny Flick on the Schuylkill. The team was successful in all 4 of their races, coming in first place 4 times along with a second and a third place finish. The two Varsity quads stroked by Matt Bennedetto (A) and Mike Donahue (B) placed 1st and 2nd with times of 4:24.65 and 4:25.80. The JV double event was won by Sean Lawler and Jake Pellicano with a time of 5:22.11. They were followed by Roman Catholic and another Malvern double composed of Andrew Paisley and Greg Hilditch, who finished with a time of 5:28.93 for 3rd place. The Varsity Lwt. Double was won by David Matasic and Bill Doughty with a time of 5:14.89. The novices also were sucessful in their first race on the Schuylkill beating Roman Catholic with a time of 5:29.94. The team is looking forward to having a winning season and will compete in the 2nd Manny Flick on Sunday March 30th.
the complete results for the 1st Manny Flick race can be found at http://www.phillyflicks.com/races/2008/result_20080316.htm