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Drexel crew competes at Navy Day - The Triangle
The Drexel men’s crew team races down the Schuylkill River at the Navy Day RegattaOct. 13, All four men’s eight boats competed well against a deep lineup of strong teams.The Drexel University men’s and women’s crew teams took part in their second competition of the fall season Oct. 13 on the Schuylkill River at the Navy Day Regatta, a 2.5-mile head race event that attracts more than 2,000 athletes to compete in over 50 races throughout the day. In rowing, a head race is a time-trial event in which competing boats do not start simultaneously but instead are staggered onto the course in roughly 15-second intervals. Drexel faced strong competition at the regatta, including the University of Pennsylvania, the United States Naval Academy, the United States Military Academy, Saint Joseph’s University and Temple University, among many others.