Saint Ignatius Crew led by varsity 8 boat in SRAA Nationals

by John Fanta ’13 with information from Coach Pat Connor ’94

The Wildcat Oarsmen competed fiercely at the National Championship Regatta in Camden, New Jersey this weekend. The Wildcat Navy qualified the Freshman 8, Varsity 8, Varsity 4, Junior 4, Ltwt 4 and Varsity 4x at the Midwest Championship Regatta a couple weeks ago. The willpower and determination our oarsmen showed throughout the racing weekend and was impressive… and made for some very exciting races!

The V8 took 4th in the Petite Final, finishing 10th overall. Their hard work and dedication throughout the season continues to set new standards for years to come. Though the other boats did not qualify, they finished strong: F8: 5th, J4: 4th, V4: 6th, Ltw4: 5th, V4x (quad): 6th.

Thanks to the coaches for the hundreds of hours of hard work that they dedicated to this team, and to the parents for their strong support.