Oct. 18, 2012
ALUMNI: Join the Huskies at the Head of the Charles. The Husky Hospitality tent will be located on the Boston side of the river upstream from the Eliot Bridge. Click here for more information.
SEATTLE - The reigning IRA champion will make its 2012-13 competitive debut when the Washington men's rowing team takes part in the annual Head of the Charles this weekend in Boston.
The UW men, under sixth-year head coach Michael Callahan, will send two boats to the Charles as Huskies will compete in the Championship 4 race and the Championship 8, both on Sunday. The UW will start in the 17th position in the fours, which gets underway at 2:32 p.m. ET Sunday. The eights race begins at 2:55 p.. ET, with the UW starting in the third position.
For more information on the 2012 Head of the Charles Regatta, check out the official website.
The Head of the Charles Regatta, which was first held in 1965, welcomes over 9,000 athletes and as many as 300,000 spectators for the 55-race event. The winding race course begins at the Boston University Boathouse and proceeds approximately three miles upstream under a series of bridges. The UW last on won the eights race in 2010.
Here are the UW lineups for the two races: