The Ithaca College rowing teams raced in their last home regatta of the season against Colgate University, Marist College and Hamilton College on April 23 on the Cayuga Inlet. The women picked up seven first-place finishes, while the men picked up three.
On the women’s side, the varsity eight defeated Hamilton with a time of 7:31.0 and later took down Colgate with a time of 7:35.1.
In the varsity four, the Bombers lightweight defeated Colgate in 8:42.12, while the second varsity eight finished second in its first race but finished first in its second race. The novice eight swept its races, with the first boat finishing in 8:03.06 in its race, while the second novice eight finished in 8:14.8.
On the men’s side, the varsity 8 finished first, just over five seconds ahead of Hamilton. In its second race, the Bombers finished first again with a time of 6:32.3.
The second varsity eight finished second with a time of 6:57.5, less than nine seconds behind Marist, who placed first. In the varsity four, the Bombers placed third with a time of 8:28.8.
The Bombers will race again at 8 a.m. April 30 at the New York State Championships in Saratoga Springs, New York.