Malvern Prep raced at the Scholastic National Rowing Championships this weekend. Malvern rowers finished 3rd in the Varsity Heavyweight Quad and Varsity Heavyweight Double, 4th in the Varsity Lightweight Quad and Junior Double, 5th in the Freshman Quad event.
Malvern Rowers competed in four finals this afternoon after qualifying through semi-finals this morning. Malvern finished 2nd in the Varsity Heavyweight Quad final, 3rd in the Varsity Lightweight Double final, 3rd in the Junior Quad final, and 6th in the Varsity Heavyweight Double final. The racing was close and competitive in a deep field of schools. For complete race results click here Malvern travels to Ohio on Wednesday for Scholastic Nationals.
Former Malvern rowers had a huge weekend. Julian Venonsky 12 was in the winning varsity 8 for Cal Berkeley beating defending National Champion Washington at the PAC 12's, Austin Velte 12 Yale won the Varsity Lightweight 8 at Eastern Sprints, JP Clark 14 won Dad Vail yesterday for Drexel . Jim Sincavage 14 and Jimmy McManus 14 won medals today for Princeton and Cornell. Chris Mudrick 13 Holy Cross, Mike Lewers 12 Georgetown, Jackson Connor 14 Penn, Chris Frey 14 Dartmouth all competed at Eastern Sprints. Alex Stoczko 13 Trinity competed in the ECAC/NIRC last weekend. Austin, Mike, and Julian all graduated within the last few days.
Malvern rowers in the Varsity Lightweight Double and Varsity Quad events qualified their boats this past weekend for the USRowing Youth National Championships in June, racing over 2000 meter distance. The Lightweight Double finished first with the fastest time of the light and heavyweight double events. The Varsity Heavy Quad finished second, a spirited Malvern Freshman Quad finished 2nd in the Under 17 event. The Varsity Heavy Double finished 5th in the final after winning a heat and semifinal Saturday night.
Malvern Rowing had a good day, rowing in five events at the 2016 City Championships. Malvern won three races, Varsity Heavy Double, Varsity Light Double, and Varsity Lightweight Quad, finishing 2nd in the Varsity Heavyweight Quad, Freshman Quad finished 5th.