Drexel Men's Varsity Eight Places First in Petite Final at Murphy Cup

Philadelphia - Drexel's men's varsity eight claimed victory in the petite final at the 2011 Murphy Cup Regatta as one of many of the Dragons' boats that earned final berths. Drexel's novice eight took second in the final finishing behind Virginia. The Dragons' men's varsity four and men's junior varsity eight also rowed their way to the finals and recorded fourth place finishes.

The Dragon's varsity eight, in the Vince Vidas boat will feature coxswain Randall Lee, stroke Kurt Linton, Kyle Fabel, Nick Buyse, Lorenzo Albala, Timothy Drake, Will Masters, Liam O'Neill and bow Jacob Sloan, placed second behind Virginia with a time of 6:08.62. In the petite finals, the Dragons' clocked in a top-time of 6:07. 51.

The men's novice eight, in the Peggy Greenawalt boat with coxswain Marc Smith, stroke John Pieper, Vanja Busic, Sebastian Ryan, Steven Miner, Ryan McSpedon, Ross Morris, Matthew Ryan and bow Marcus DeMarici placed second behind the Virginia A boat with a time of 6:04.11. In the finals, Virginia remained on-top as Drexel crossed the finish line second with a time of 6:55.51.

Results:
Men's Novice 8 Heat 3
1. Virginia A   5:58.89
2. Drexel   6:04.11            
3. Loyola   6:48.86
4. Villanova   7:09.81
5. UNC Wilimington   8:07.65

Men's Varsity 4 Heat 3
1. Drexel A   6:59.48
2. Washington College   7:07.64
3. N.Y. Maritime   7:19.02

Men's Varsity 4 Heat 4
1. Drexel B   6:56.27
2. Delaware B   7:03.83
3. Loyola B   7:31.48
4. Richmond   7:47.76

Men's Varsity 2 Heat 2
1. Lafayette   7:47.05
2. Carnegie Mellon B   7:52.79
3. Susquehanna   8:19.85
4. Lehigh   8:24.35
5. Philly U   8:33.24
6. Drexel   8:45.81

Men's JV8 Heat 2
1. Drexel   6:13.28
2. SJU   6:14.78
3. Marist   6:18.36
4. Delaware   6:35.32

Men's Varsity 8 Heat 4
1. Virginia   6:03.00
2. Drexel   6:08.62
3. Villanova   6:21.10
4. Lehigh   6:24.01
5. Rutgers-Camden   6:39.72
6. Vassar   6:52.12

Men's Novice 8 Final
1. Virginia A   6:50.40
2. Drexel   6:55.51
3. La Salle   7:04.60
4. Virginia B   7:08.24
5. Marist   7:14.93
6. Washington College   7:28.17

Men's Varsity 4 Final
1. Colgate   6:51.04
2. Virginia   6:57.00
3. Loyola A   6:58.81
4. Drexel B   6:59.07
5. Philly U   7:10.58

Men's JV8 Final
1. Virginia   6:06.37
2. Temple-Men   6:08.39
3. SJU   6:15.00
4. Drexel   6:16.41
5. Marist   6:27.41
6. Colgate-Men   6:49.32

Men's Varsity 8 Petite Final
1. Drexel   6:07.51
2. Fordham   6:14.23
3. SJU   6:14.92
4. Washington College   6:21.13
5. F&M   6:35.01

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