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STORRS, Conn. - The UConn rowing team will be hosting a race on Coventry Lake this coming Saturday, April 1 against Wesleyan, Trinity and the Coast Guard Academy as the spring season rolls on.
As the only home race of the season, the Huskies encourage fans and local residents to attend Saturday morning's competition - following this past weekend's races at the Murphy Cup in Philadelphia, Pa.
All UConn women's races will be broadcast on Facebook Live on the team's page (UConn Rowing). Tune in on Saturday morning to see the action.
The race schedule, though subject to change in accordance with weather conditions, is as follows:
9:00 - Women's Varsity 8+ (UConn, WES, USCGA, TRIN)
9:15 - Women's Second Varsity 8+ (UConn `A', UConn `B', WES, TRIN)
9:30 - Women's Third Varsity 8+ (UConn `A', UConn `B', WES)
9:45 - Women's 4+ (TRIN, USCGA)
10:00 - Men's Varsity 8+ (UConn, WES, USCGA)*
10:15 - Men's Second Varsity 8+ (UConn, WES, USCGA)*
10:30 - Men's Third Varsity 8+ (UConn `A', UConn `B', WES, USCGA)*
*UConn men's rowing club team.
The address to the boathouse on Coventry Lake is Patriots Park - 124 Lake Street in Coventry, Conn., 06238. Parking attendants will be on site to direct spectators to the appropriate parking areas.
In the event that the boathouse parking lot fills up, spectators will be directed to the state boat launch further down the road. Overflow parking will be directed to the GH Robertson School with a shuttle available to bring spectators to the boathouse; please do not park illegally on local roads.
Patriots Park is a dog-free zone, so please leave pets at home. The only dogs on site that will be allowed are the Huskies in their boats.
Rowing prepares for a busy weekend, as a race at UMass on Friday precedes Saturday's race in Coventry. The Huskies look to continue making progress with the American Athletic Conference Championship just six weeks away.