Wednesday, October 26, 2011
47th Head of the Charles Regatta Results
This past weekend Malvern competed 47th Head of the Charles Regatta. The weather was ideal and over 8000 rowers participated from all over the U.S. and around the world. Malvern Prep competed in the Club Singles (Jim McManus and Eric Kaufman) on Saturday and the Youth Doubles on Sunday (Austin Velte/Jeremy Gonzalez, Julian Venonsky/Robbie Smith, Mike Lewers/Alex
On Saturday, Jim and Eric faced very tough competition and were the youngest rowers in an open age category. Jim placed 43rd and Eric place 61st out of 64 competitors. Earlier today in the Youth Doubles, Austin Velte and Jeremy Gonzalez rowed to a sixth place finish, with Mike Lewers and Alex Stoczco placing 17th and Julian Venonsky and Robbie Smith finishing 24th out of 40 crews in the race. Malvern Rowing coaches Sam Cunningham and Shane Madden finished 2nd and 4th in the Championship light single
Next Sunday Malvern looks forward to competing in the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta.