Women's Crew Completes Fall Schedule

The WVU women's crew team finished their fall season by placing 15th in the Head of the Schyukill Regatta in Philadelphia over the weekend.

The Mountaineers completed the championship heat in a time of 15:30.60. The University of Pennsylvania won the event.

Mountaineer assistant coach Gerald Roebrokes was generally pleased with the improvement the team has shown this fall.

"The team improved a lot in this regatta comparted to other races this fall," Roebrokes said. "The finish gives the team extra confidence going into winter training. The team should be good in the spring when the results really count."

The youthful crew team put up impressive showings duirng the spring last year, including wins in the prestigious Dad Vail Regatta and the Big East Championships.

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