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June 11, 2014 Daily Herd Feature: WPI Rowing Programs London Bound WPI’s varsity rowers, both men and women, are headed across the pond to a new body of water: the River Thames. They plan to take part in regattas both in Reading and in Henley-on-Thames. For the American college students, the experience offers the opportunity to race against the elite of the rowing world. Established in 1839, the Henley Royal Regatta, for men, acquired royal patronage in 1851; the competition is world-class. The 25-year-old Henley Women’s Regatta, held two weeks earlier, was founded to create a comparable regatta for oarswomen on the Henley reach. Learn more...


April 29, 2014 | 49 Spring Student-Athletes Honored As NEWMAC All-Academic Standouts Boston, MA --- WPI saw 49 student-athletes across five spring sports collect NEWMAC All-Academic honors, as announced by the conference office. WPI had three out their five teams reach double-digit selections led by Men’s Track and Field with 15, followed by Women’s Track and Field with 13 and Baseball with 12. With the 49 selections, WPI ranks second in the 10-member conference behind only MIT, which compiled 52. >>
April 26, 2014 | Men's Rowing Competes Against Boston College in the McCarthy/McGee Challenge Cup Worcester, MA --- In its final tune-up before the next weekend’s New England Championships, WPI men’s rowing faced off with Boston College on Lake Quinsigamond on Saturday morning to contest the McCarthy/McGee Challenge Cup. The visiting Eagles will take the cup back to Chestnut Hill after winning the varsity eight while WPI claimed a win in the second varsity eight. The varsity eight fell to the Eagles in a battle of top boats in New England, taking the race by just over five seconds (6:04.97 to 6:10.11). while the second varsity eight rowed to a 2.43 second victory over Boston College, posting a time of 6:15.70. >>
April 21, 2014 | WPI Athletes of the Week #31 Softball's Clare Doolin and Men's Rowing's Varsity Eight were named WPI Student-Athletes of the Week. Doolin won all three of decisions last week as the Engineers captured five of six contests and secured a NEWMAC Tournament bid while the men's varsity eight defeated Trinity for the first time under 15-year head coach Larry Noble on Saturday and capturing the Baker Cup by knocking off Tufts for the ninth consecutive year on Sunday. >>
April 20, 2014 | Sunday Best: Men's Rowing Wins All Four, Including Retaining the Baker Cup Worcester, MA --- WPI men’s rowing came out on top of all four of its races on Lake Quinsigamond on Easter Sunday morning, including seeing its varsity eight capture the Baker Cup over Tufts for the ninth straight spring. The varsity eight of rowed through a slight headwind to post a winning time of 6:12.06 to defeat Skidmore (6:23.92), Tufts (6:26.53) and Vermont (6:31.40). The second varsity eight also got the privilege of throwing the coxswain in the water after crossing the finish line in a time of 6:25.2, nearly 14 seconds ahead of Skidmore and 26 seconds in front of Tufts. >>
April 19, 2014 | Men's Rowing Sees Varsity Eight Best Trinity for First Time in Noble Era Worcester, MA --- The WPI men’s rowing program hosted one of its largest regular season regattas on Saturday morning, welcoming five other schools to Lake Quinsigamond. The varsity eight continued their recent strong run, finishing second. including defeating Trinity for the first time under the tutelage of 15 year head coach Larry Noble. The varsity eight rode a tailwind to a sizzling time of 5:55.14, 3.36 seconds behind winner Trinity but 2.49 ahead of the Bantams while both the second and third varsity eights finished third. >>
April 14, 2014 | WPI Athletes of the Week #30 The men's Varsity Eight and women's Third Varsity Eight were named WPI Student-Athletes of the Week. The men defeated a strong Bates boat for the first time in four years in racing Sunday morning while he the women defeated highly-regarded Williams for a second straight year Saturday morning >>
April 13, 2014 | Men's Rowing Knocks off Bates for the First Time Since 2010 Worcester, MA --- WPI men’s rowing’s varsity eight defeated a strong Bates boat for the first time in four years in racing Sunday morning with the University of Rochester on Lake Quinsigamond. The varsity eight out stroked a talented Bates by just two tenths of a second (6:06.1 to 6:06.3). The second varsity eight ost a nail biter to the Bobcats, coming up just a quarter of a second short (6:17.7 to 6:17.95) while the third varsity eight also finished second to Bates (6:28.69), falling by less than two seconds. >>
April 12, 2014 | Men's Rowing Makes 2014 Spring Debut on Lake Quisigamond Worcester, MA --- WPI men's rowing opened the 2013 spring season by competing for the Donahue Cup on Saturday, squaring off with Williams, MIT, Connecticut College and Franklin & Marshall on Lake Quisigamond. The varsity eight comprised of John Morrisey, Matt Foley, Kendell Cotton, Alex Baret, Gary Jackson, Joe Sperry, Keegan Cole, Nick Van Sciver, and coxswain Mitra Marvasti-Sitterly finished third behind Williams and MIT in a time of 6:03.44. >>
April 4, 2014 | Rowing Spring Season Start Delayed a Week Worcester, MA --- The harsh New England winter has impacted yet another WPI athletics event. Saturday’s rowing regatta on Lake Quinsigamond was been cancelled as the lake is still not ready for competition after being frozen throughout the winter. The men were scheduled to compete against Wesleyan, Middlebury, UMass and Colby in the Class of 2003 Cup while the women were set to debut the Jennifer McLaughlin Cup versus Wesleyan, Smith, Colby and Middlebury. >>
January 21, 2014 | Worcester Polytechnic Institute Names Laurie Leshin as its 16th President Worcester, MA --- After a six-month intensive search, the Board of Trustees of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has elected Laurie Leshin, PhD, as the university's 16th president. Over the past 20 years, Leshin, a geochemist and space scientist, established herself as both an academic and administrative leader, having cultivated an impressive career at NASA, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Arizona State University (ASU), and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Leshin was selected to lead WPI from an initial candidate pool of approximately 200. >>
5/11/14 - Men's Rowing
10th Place
ECAC Invitational

Results Recap

5/3/14 - Men's Rowing
Second Place
New England Championships

Results Recap

4/26/14 - Men's Rowing
Second Place
Boston College McCarthy/McGee Challenge Cup

Results Recap

10/5/14 - Men's Rowing
Textile River Regatta

10/11/14 - Men's Rowing
Quinsigamond Snake Regatta

10/18/14 - Men's Rowing
Head of Charles Regatta (Day One)


Larry Noble Head Coach



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