This weekend the men traveled up to Bellingham to compete against WWU on Whatcom Lake, WWU Men’s beautiful home course.
The novice men faced off against Western’s A and B boat, with Western’s A boat taking a quick and decisive lead on the field within the first few hundred meters, and staying out front the rest of the race. However, WWU’s B boat fought a losing battle with SU’s crew, with SU walking through Western’s B boat within the first thousand meters. The Redhawks also put up a strong fight in a V8+ against WWU, which was comprised of a mix of varsity and novice rowers. The novice and lightweight four+ races were cancelled due to increasing winds, but almost all the SU athletes were able to race.
Both teams are looking forward to seeing each other on the water this weekend, and at ACRAs, and were already talking about next year’s scrimmage.