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UW Men To Open Fall At Head Of The Housatonic

Oct 8, 2021

The Washington men's rowing team gets its fall season underway this Saturday as the Huskies head to Connecticut for the Head of the Housatonic.
Washington will send a varsity eight, which will compete in the Collegiate Men's Eight (IRA) event in the 2.3-mile head race on the Housatonic River. The regatta features 43 race categories for men and women, at the junior, college and masters levels and in various boat categories from singles to eights.
The Huskies' race is scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m. ET/8:30 a.m. PT. The current list of entries includes 17 crews from five different universities. 
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The Huskies return to the water after having last competed at the the 2021 Intercollegiate Rowing Association national championship regatta last spring, when the Huskies swept all four heavyweight championships – the first, second and third varsity eights, and the varsity four.
Following their trip to the Housatonic, the Huskies will return to the East Coast two weeks later for the Head of the Charles, on Sunday, Oct. 24. On Sunday, Nov. 7, Washington's men's and women's teams will co-host the Head of the Lake.