Crew at the Rumson Boat Race
Army West Point Crew competed in the Rumson Boat Race on 21 September 2019. The annual race is hosted by the town of Rumson, NJ. All rowers are hosted in local family homes. This year Army competed against Drexel, Villanova, and Rutgers over a 2500-meter course in Men’s and Women’s Varsity and JV 8 categories. The Men’s Varsity 8 finished third, behind Drexel and Rutgers. They finished multiple boats lengths of open water ahead of Villanova. The Women’s Varsity 8 finished third. The Men’s JV 8 finished second only a couple of seats behind Drexel. The boats battled back and forth throughout the race with Drexel ending slightly ahead. All Crews gained vital racing experience and are prepared to succeed throughout the season.