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Wesleyan Women's Crew Races at 55th Head of the Charles

Photo by Geoff Bolte, Clarus Studios Inc
Photo by Geoff Bolte, Clarus Studios Inc

-- Recap by Gio Ortiz '21 --

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Wesleyan women's crew sent two boats to compete at the 55th annual Head of the Charles today in Cambridge, Massachusetts as the Varsity 8 and Varsity 4 boats took 13th and 14th overall, respectively, in their events.


  • The Varsity 8 crew finished with a time of 17:27.518, which was good for 13th place in the 27-boat field. Bates' 'A' boat placed first with a time of 16:26.595, followed by Wellesley (16:47.2) and WPI (16:53.028).
  • The Cardinals finished ahead of Bates' 'B' boat (17:32.111), Tufts (17.34.712), Middlebury (17:42.775), and Connecticut College (18:41.257).
  • Wesleyan's Varsity 4 boat finished 14th overall as it crossed the finish line in 19:11.47. The Cardinals placed ahead of Bowdoin (19:56.131) and Middlebury (20:49.760).



  • Next weekend, the Cardinals will compete in the Quinsigamond Fall Rowing Festival in Worcester, Massachusetts on Saturday, Oct. 26