Temple Men's Crew
The gold-medal winning freshman four boat poses following the race

Men's Crew

Men's Crew Grabs Two Golds at HOSR

PHILADELPHIA -- The Temple men's crew team took home a pair of medals at the 2015 Head of the Schuylkill Regatta on Saturday. The Owls finished the day with four top-10 finishes.

Temple both medals were gold, as both the freshman four and the lightweight eight came away with victories. The freshman four clocked in at 14:57.54, topping the field of 14 boats. In the lightweight eight event, Temple's winning time was 14:15.15, 28 seconds faster than the second-place boat.

Other top-ten finishes for the Owls came from the freshman eight and the championship eight boats. In the freshman eight race, Temple ranked seventh out of 36 entries, finishing in a time of 13:48.78. The championship eight race saw Temple grab ninth and 13th in the deep 28-crew field. The Owl "A" boat clocked in at 13:16.29, while the "B" boat also had a solid race, finishing in 13:34.69.

Rounding out Saturday's highlights, the club eight entry finished 21st (14:36.19) in a competitive field, while the Owls owned 28th (15:39.27) and 31st (15:50.15) place finished out of 47 boats in the championship four race. 

Also representing the cherry and the white, Temple fielded an alumni boat that finished sixth overall in a field of 25 boats.

The Owls next compete at the Princeton Three-Mile Chase on November 1. 

Results (PDF)

Racing Line-Ups
Championship 8Club 8
Temple "A"Temple "B"Temple
C - Dante RomeoC - Samuel VecchioneC - Kati Jordan Funck
1 - Stephen Gennaro1 - Hunter Devine1 - James Case
2 - Charles Anderson2 - Gary Wielgus2 - Austin Theuret
3 - Brian Reifsnyder3 - Andrew Grochowski3 - Matthew Minns
4 - Joseph Leyland4 - Robert Byrne4 - Tyler Martin
5 - Collin McKinney5 - Bryan Berry5 - Nick Matousch
6 - Evan Hammond6 - Reinier Smit6 - John Higgins
7 - Tom Robbins7 - Tyler Baldo7 - Edward Villanueva
8 - Ryan Dartnell8 - Dylan McCreavy8 - Joseph Calendo
Lightweight 8Freshman/Novice 8
TempleTemple
C - Kati Jordan FunckC - Caseyann Sweeney
1 - Vincent DiPentino1 - Patrick Martin
2 - Jeffrey Brenner2 - Chris Kovach
3 - Patrick Martin3 - Alex James
4 - Tyler Judge4 - Benjamin Horton
5 - Jeffrey Brenner5 - Ryan Hartman
6 - John Higgins6 - Tyler Hartman
7 - Nicholas Olimpo7 - Tyler Judge
8 - Austin Burke8 - Austin Burke
Varsity 4Freshman/Novice 4
Temple "A"Temple "B"Temple
C - Kati Jordan FunckC - Dante RomeoC - Caseyann Sweeney
1 - Matthew Minns1 - James Case1 - Stephen Gennaro
2 - Tyler Martin2 - Austin Theuret2 - Joseph Leyland
3 - Nick Matousch3 - Edward Villanueva3 - Alex James
4 - John Higgins4 - Joseph Calendo4 - Chris Kovach
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