Friday, October 12, 2012
The team bought home multiple medals from the Head of the Housatonic event last weekend.
The below was submitted by Katie Phaneuf and Barbara Sheffels. On Saturday, Oct. 6, the boys and girls of the Wayland-Weston Rowing Association traveled to the Housatonic River in Shelton, Conn., for the 18th annual Head of the Housatonic, the team's second race of the fall season. The Housatonic race is the largest fall racing event in which the entire team participates, and the event draws strong competition from New England and New York. The Wayland-Weston team had a successful showing, walking away with seven medals. The rowers competed in 4- and 8- person boats over a 2.7-mile course. The team will travel to Pembroke, N.H., Oct. 13-14 for The New Hampshire Championships Regatta. Box Scores for Wayland-Weston Rowing: Event WWRA …
Monday, August 27, 2012
Wayland-Weston crew team members didn't take a break this summer, but kept up their rowing with area competitive teams.
The article below was provided by Elizabeth Russell-Skehan Many Wayland-Weston Crew (WWCrew) rowers and coxswains spent their summer rowing on various club teams to sharpen their skills and improve their fitness. Most of these club teams race at The 130th Royal Canadian Henley in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. The Wayland-Weston athletes succeeded in these very competitive races against crews from Canada, the United States and other countries. Will Purman of Wayland, rowing for the Vesper Boat Club of Philadelphia, won gold in the men’s senior 4x boat. He also placed third in a men’s heavyweight 8+ boat and second in a men’s lightweight 8+ boat, all for Vesper. Purman is a WWCrew alumnus and rows for the University of Delaware’s …
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Two boats from the Wayland-Weston Crew team finished fourth in their races at the Youth National Championships.
The Wayland-Weston crew finished a successful season with a trip to the Youth National Championship Regatta on Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, Tenn., from June 8 through June 10. The best crews from all over the country travelled to Oak Ridge, just outside of Knoxville, to compete for National rankings in their events. The team qualified two boats for Nationals, a girls’ lightweight eight and a boys’ lightweight four, by finishing first and third, respectively, at the Northeast District Championships in Worcester at the end of May. The Wayland-Weston crews continued their successful run at Nationals, as both of the boats finished first in their preliminary heats and second in their semi-final heats to qualify for the “A” final and row for…
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Two Wayland-Weston crews are competing at the Youth National Championships in Oak Ridge, Tenn.
Update: Both Wayland-Weston boats rowed well Saturday, finishing second in their semi-final races. Both crews move on to the finals Sunday. The Wayland-Weston crew team sent two boats to the Youth National Championships in Tennessee late this week. The girls’ lightweight eight and boys’ lightweight four advanced to nationals by finishing first and third, respectively, at the Northeast District qualifying regatta on May 20. The 2012 Youth National Championship Regatta is being contested on Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, Tenn., just outside of Knoxville, from June 8 through June 12. The regatta got under way June 8 with the preliminary heats. The top finisher in each heat advances directly to the semi-final round. All other boats must row …
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
The Wayland-Weston crew team captured a seventh state title.
Last week we told you about the seventh state championship title collected by the Wayland-Weston crew team. This week, proud fans of the team keep sending us photos, so here are some additional images of the team racing to victory. If you have additional photos, feel free to add them to our gallery, by clicking on the "upload photos" button under the gallery.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
The Wayland-Weston Crew team successfully defended its state championship title on Sunday.
The Wayland-Weston Crew team travelled to Lowell on Sunday, May 27 to compete in the Massachusetts Public School Rowing Association (MPSRA) Spring State Championships. On a beautiful day for rowers and spectators, high school teams from around the state competed on the Merrimack River for the state title. And it was a beautiful day in another way for Wayland-Weston crew. The team successfully defended its title, winning its seventh straight spring state championship. The overall State Championship title combines the scores of the boys’ and girls’ teams and went to the Wayland-Weston crew. The boys’ squad came up short in its division for the first time in seven years, finishing a very close fourth place and only three points behind second …