May 8, 2009
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The Santa Clara rowing teams will travel to Philadelphia this week to compete in the Dad Vail Regatta on the Schuylkill River in Fairmount Park.
There are four boats that can compete in the event - Heavyweight 8, Varsity 8, Novice 4 and Lightweight 4. Last year, the Bronco Men's Novice 4 took first place in the Lindy Cup with a time of 6:24.052.
The Dad Vail Regatta is the largest collegiate regatta in the United States, with over 100 colleges and Universities from the U.S. and Canada. Thousands of student-athletes visit the city of Philadelphia during the weekend of the second Saturday of May every spring season.