Alabama Rowing Heads to New Jersey for Knecht Cup Regatta

April 11, 2014

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - This weekend, Alabama rowing heads to West Windsor Township, N.J., for the Knecht Cup Regatta. Two days of competition begins on Saturday, April 12.

There, Alabama will compete in the Varsity 8, Second Varsity 8, Varsity 4, Second Varsity 4 and Novice 8. First Round and Semifinal events on Saturday are set to begin at 6 a.m. CT, while Final events will begin at the same time on Sunday.

Last time out, Alabama hosted Eastern Michigan and SMU for a home regatta on the Black Warrior River, winning three races. The Tide's Varsity 8 turned in the best time of any 8 boat, finishing the 2,000-meter course in 7:36.3 while the Second Varsity 4 earned the best 4 performance at 7:38.0.

In two weeks, Alabama resumes competition at the Dale England Cup Regatta in Bloomington, Ind. Two days of events begin on Friday, April 25.