WEST WINDSOR, N.J. – The Wentworth Institute of Technology rowing team kicked off the spring portion of its schedule with a solid performance, capturing the Men's Varsity Four – Division II/III race at the 2019 Knecht Cup.
On Saturday, the Leopards placed first in their heat with a time of 6:56.74. This time was the fastest time among the 14 boats competing over the three heats and was nearly nine seconds ahead of Bowdoin's "B" entry, which placed second (7:05.52). By virtue of winning their heat, the Black & Gold advanced to Sunday's final where they posted a time of 6:57.37 which was three and a half seconds faster than Bowdoin's "A" entry.
Wentworth next races at the UMass Lowell Invitational on Saturday, April 20.
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Men's Varsity Four - DII/III Lineup
Joshua Diettrich (Fr., Medford, Mass.) – coxswain
Ben Coleman (So., Avon, Conn.)
Bohdan Ruehle (Jr., Kinnelon, N.J.)
Royce Pease (Fr., Boston, Mass.)
John Parker (Jr., Fairport, N.Y.)