PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia University women's rowing team opened its 2016 season at the Navy Day Regatta Saturday on the Schuylkill River.
The varsity four boat kicked off the season with a 12th-place finish in the Women's Collegiate 4+ Final with a 5-kilometer time of 16 minutes, 58.19 seconds. In the Women's Collegiate Frosh/Novice 8+ posted a time of 17:54.49 to take 10th overall. The varsity eight boat was the 18th-place finisher in the Women's Open/Collegiate 8+ final with a time of 16:27.27.
Philadelphia will head to Boston to compete in the 52nd Head of the Charles on Saturday, Oct. 22.