George Washington Wins 2-minute Challenge

GWMenHOTC Head of the Charles Regatta-Boston, MA. A powerful George Washington University crew vanquished the Vanderbilt four and the rest of the field to lay claim to the 1st Swingulator Two Minute Challenge Cup. Led by stroke Huge Mann, the Colonels averaged 390 watts per rower during the 2 minute test of speed and power. Huge and his team mates will soon be enjoying their victory spoils of a one way trip back to DC at their own expense. Second place Vanderbilt Commodores stroked by Hans Large, who personally averaged over 400 watts, stayed close for the first minute and a half but fell back to a 333 watts pace at the finish. The Miami of Ohio Red Hawks placed a respectable third averaging 316 watts. In the 2- Men’s Division, Team Nerve at 369 watts edged a strong Andover pair averaging 359 watts. Mercer claimed the third podium spot with 340 watts.
Place 4-  Men Av. Watts
1 Geo Washington U. 390
2 Vanderbilt U. 333
3 Miami of Ohio 316
4 Capital City Rowing 286
5 St. Andrews 275
Place 2-  Men Av. Watts
1 Team NARVEE 369
2 Andover 359
3 Mercer 340
4 John and Dave 335
5 Brophy #2 300
In the Women’s 4 – Division, Capital City # 2 claimed the title with an average of 252 watts.  Capital City #1 was second followed by the Coast Guard women. In the Women’s 2- Division the Annapolis #1 team outpaced their sister team by maintaining 200 watts.
Place 4-  Women Av. Watts
1 Capital City #2 252
2 Capital City #1 215
3 USCG 170
Place 2-  Women Av. Watts
1 Annapolis #1 252
2 Annapolis # 2 215

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