Men's Crew Captures 500-Meter Dash and Open Eights at Head of the Ohio

Oct. 11, 2002

Pittsburgh, PA - TThe Brown's varsity men's crew team won the men's 500-meter dash and the men's open eights event at the Head of the Ohio Regatta in Pittsburgh on Sunday Oct. 6, winning the open event by 23 seconds over the second-place finisher Marietta.

Varsity coach Paul Cooke sent out a lineup consisting of senior Sara Dowd (coxswain), senior Charles Pollak (stroke), senior Dave Enemark (seven), sophomore Bill Murray (six), sophomore Alex Hurtado (five), junior Alejandro Mendoza (four), junior Eric Sumberg (three), senior Mark Peterson (two) and senior Colin Cassady (bow).

The Brown men's crew team will send its varsity crew to the Stonehurst Regatta in Rochester, NY on Sunday Oct. 13, while coach Matt Carlson's freshmen eight races in the Head of the Connecticut event in Middletown, CT.

Both the men's and women's crews will race at the Head of the Charles regatta in Boston on Oct. 20.