Shoeless boat finishes season

A surprise regulation on the waters of Schuylkill River forced the Seattle Pacific men’s crew team to row their preliminary heat at the Dad Vail Regatta without shoes last Friday. “They did not accept foot stretchers as legal, so they had to row without their shoes on, so it was less comfortable,” head coach Keith […]

A sunny Saturday on Stevens

On a hot and sunny afternoon on Lake Stevens, all the rowing teams from the Northwest Collegiate Rowing Conference convened for one last team regatta of the 2013 season on Saturday. It was a last chance for SPU crews to face conference rivals before heading into the rest of their postseason. The Seattle Pacific men’s […]

Tough competition at WIRA

In a neck-and-neck race for the gold medal, Seattle Pacific’s and UC Santa Barbara’s men’s varsity four crews were not letting up as each boat headed toward the finish line. The lead changed each time a boat took a stroke propelling them forward. “There was so much adrenaline going on; it was us and SB […]

Facing rough waters

Whipping winds and crashing waves surrounded the Seattle Pacific crew team as they competed at the NRCR Invitational on Vancouver Lake on Saturday. The rough waters forced many of the races to be shortened. “The course was shortened from 2,000 to 1,000 meters due to the weather,” women’s co-captain Dani Ferrigno said. “Because the starting […]