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NU rowing competes in Head of the Charles Regatta

NU rowing competes in Head of the Charles Regatta

October 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

Set against the backdrop of postcard-worthy weather, Northeastern University men’s and women’s rowing competed in the renowned Head of the Charles Regatta Saturday and Sunday. The 53rd annual Head of the Charles Regatta, the largest event of its kind, drew crowds upwards of 300,000 who lined the Charl...

Obituary: Jack Grinold was “the encyclopedia of Northeastern Athletics”

Obituary: Jack Grinold was “the encyclopedia of Northeastern Athletics”

April 29, 2017


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By Jenna Ciccotelli, sports editor Jack Grinold, 81, who made a home on Huntington Avenue for over half a century as Northeastern University’s sports information director and was recognized both nationally and locally for his pride and dedication to the institution, died April 21 after years of d...

Men’s rowing sweeps Brown for first spring win

Men’s rowing sweeps Brown for first spring win

April 21, 2017


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By Alex Bensley, news staff The Northeastern University (NU) men’s rowing team opened their season with a loss to Boston University, but redeemed themselves this past weekend with a sweep of Brown University to break even. The team faced Boston University (BU) in the Arlett Cup on April 9. Th...

Huskies finish middle of the pack at Head of the Charles

Huskies finish middle of the pack at Head of the Charles

October 26, 2016


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By Franco Villanueva, news correspondent The Northeastern University (NU) men’s and women’s rowing teams competed in the Head of the Charles Regatta on Oct. 22. and Oct. 23. The weekend saw harsh winds and relentless rain, but the Huskies pulled through. The men’s team finished 12th among 2...

Men’s rowing heads to nationals

Men’s rowing heads to nationals

June 1, 2016


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By James Duffy, sports editor For the 49th time in program history, the Northeastern University (NU) men’s rowing team will compete at the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) national championship starting on June 3. The Huskies clinched an automatic spot in the prestigious national tournam...

Men’s crew prepares for spring

Men’s crew prepares for spring

March 30, 2016


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By Will Angell-James, news correspondent The Northeastern University men’s crew team got back on the water last week after their week-long training camp in Sarasota, Fla. With the fall season finally over and the river thawed, the team is focused on the challenges ahead and is excited to see what...

Rowing loses by .13 seconds

Rowing loses by .13 seconds

April 15, 2015


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By Jessica Geller, sports editor This Arlett Cup was the most competitive Head Coach John Pojednic has seen in 15 years, he said. Boston University (BU) edged out Northeastern in the varsity eight race by .13 seconds en route to the overall win on Sunday morning. “When I was a freshman, it was...

Rowing starts against UPenn

Rowing starts against UPenn

April 8, 2015


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By Jessica Geller, sports editor For the 46th time, the Northeastern and University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) men’s rowing teams competed in the Burk Cup last Saturday. The UPenn Quakers won this year’s competition, but NU has won 11 of the last 14 meetings against them. “As much as I’d li...

Rowing beats BU, Harvard at FOCR

Rowing beats BU, Harvard at FOCR

December 3, 2014


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By Jessica Geller, deputy sports editor Northeastern University’s men’s rowing team was dominant in the Foot of the Charles Regatta (FOCR) on Nov. 22, winning the varsity four-plus by beating crosstown rivals Harvard University and Boston University (BU). The varsity four-plus event (four ...

Northeastern rowing competes at 50th Annual Head of the Charles Regatta

Northeastern rowing competes at 50th Annual Head of the Charles Regatta

October 22, 2014


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By Jessica Geller, deputy sports editor The Head of the Charles Regatta, the main rowing event of the year, attracted over 400,000 spectators along the banks and bridges of the Charles River over the weekend. In its 50th year, the race saw 776 clubs from all over the world, including Norway, Canada...

Heading for the Charles

October 10, 2013


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By Sara Shaker, News Correspondent After one of the best seasons the Northeastern men’s rowing team has seen in decades, the rowers and coaches hope to do even better this year. Last season, the team had a great championship segment, and were invited to the prestigious Henley Royal Regatta in Londo...

Men’s rowing excels at historic Henley Regatta

July 17, 2013


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By Chris Judd, News Staff The Northeastern men's rowing team placed second in the Ladies' Challenge Plate at the Henley Royal Regatta in London from July 3 to July 7. The Huskies varsity eight became the fourth Northeastern crew to row in the finals of the Henley Regatta, and were the third varsity...

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