Category Archives: Races

Reports, outcomes, and photos.

Results 2010-2011

May Bumps W1, W2

W1 – bumped Darwin, Anglia Ruskin, Robinson and Jesus II, finishing 6th in division 2.
W2 – bumped Darwin II, Addenbroke’s, Jesus III and St Edmund’s, finishing 16th in division 3.

The club also won the Pegasus Cup.

Champs Head W1, W2

W1 – 6:10.51 – 2nd in Mays W2 division, 4th out of all college womens crews.
W2 – 6:37.58 – 1st in Mays W4 division, beating 8 W1 crews and 11 men’s crews.

WEHoRR W1

W1 – 21:38.22, finished 146/296

Lent Bumps W1, W2

W1 – Bumped Jesus II, Sidney Sussex, LMBC II and Emmanuel II to finish 3rd in division 2
W2 – Bumped by Lucy Cav II, Bumped by Girton II, Bumped by Fitz II, Rowed over to finish bottom in division 3

Lent Getting On Race W2, W3

W2 got on – starting at 15th in the 3rd division
W3 – 11:57.2

Pembroke Regatta W1

1st Round – Beat Sidney Sussex W1 (04:07)
2nd Round – Beat Corpus W1 (04:10)
3rd Round – knocked out by Emmanuel W1 (04:01)

Fairbairns Cup

Senior Races postponed to early 2010 as river was frozen.

Novices (Race shortened due to ice on the river)

Comply or Die
10/52 time 8:37.8

Mr Frisky
33/52 time 9:47.0
– 8th of all College 2nd novices

Really Fast Horse
38/52 10:05.5
– 2nd of all College 3rd novices

Hedgehunter
39/52 10:08.6
– the only 4th novices in the entire women novice division, beating 1st novices of Homerton, Girton, St Edmunds

Winter Head
W1 time 10:14
– 8th of all Cambridge colleges in all W8+ divisions
– joint 1st out of 8 Cambridge colleges in student novice division
– joint 2nd out of 15 in student novice division

Comply or Die time 12:09
– 2nd of 7 Cambridge colleges in student beginner division
– 6th out of 13 in student beginner division

Mr Frisky time 13:10
– 10th of 13 in student beginner division

Really Fast Horse time 13:32
– 12th of 13 in student beginner division

Queen’s Ergo Competition
Novice W1
– 9/35 in upper division first round, time 1:55.8
– 9th overall in finalists, average time 1:55.2
– Lizzie Gorton 10th fastest individual
Novice W2
– 30/35 in upper division first round, average time 2:05.0 (joint 7th of all W2 crews)
Novice W3
– 4/17 in lower division, average time 2:05.9 (1st of all W3 crews)

Uni IVs
W1
– knocked out Corpus in first round (3 lengths)
– knocked out by Emmanuel (finalists) in second round (3 lengths)

Winter Head 2010

W1 arrived at the boathouse on a cold, dark Saturday morning, eager for our first head race of the year. Plenty of layers were donned, and we rowed up to the motorway bridge for marshalling. We pushed hard over the 2.5km course to the P&E, avoiding any massive drops. As a reward for our effort, we came joint 8th Cambridge College, tied with our boathouse companions Peterhouse.

Novice races in short: An excellent first race from all 3 boats, after spending forever sitting at marshalling eating copious amounts of sugar. Good rolling starts and well maintained speed and technique throughout. A 2nd place finish from Comply Or Die is especially impressive considering the flying seat incident at The Plough, leaving the boat with 7 rowers for around half the course.

Under 2 weeks until Fairbairns!! Get ready for some embarrassing songs at marshalling to fight off the frostbite.

Eve Bonner
Captain of Boats

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Queens Ergs 2010 – quick report

Well done all those who raced Queens Ergs last night! The official results are not up yet, but briefly, the 5:30 team beat all the other teams racing at 5:30. The 6:30 team finished in the top half of the teams racing at 6:30, and the 8:30 team came 9th out of 35 in the first round, qualifying for the finals. Though we didn't make it to the top in the finals, we did lead the competition for at least the first third of the division, and finished with an average time of 1:55.6 which I think we can all be proud of!

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Uni IVs 2010

Well we took to the Cam in what can only be called hurricane winds to compete in the side-by-side 1300m race. First race of the day was with Corpus W1. After a small kafuffel due to the incredible wind, we set off. We were a little behind off the start, but got it together quickly and had clear water by the time we had reached the bend in The Reach. At top finish, we had managed to stretch our lead out to 2 or 3 boat lengths.

A quick Haribo break, and it was time for round 2, this time against Emmanuel W1. We stayed with them off the start, but after a while they pulled away. We kept up a good pace, and managed to gain on them again towards the end, but it was too little too late and they went on to the final.

A good first race of the term, and better things to come.

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Results 2009-2010

Results 2009/2010
Race Boat Result
May Bumps 1st VIII 1st day: bumped Fitz
2nd day: rowed over
3rd day: bumped Homerton
4th day: bumped LMBC II
2nd VIII 1st day: bumped Homerton II
2nd day: bumped FaT III
3rd day: bumped Churchill II
4th day: rowed over
Champs Head W1 1st in division, 4th overall
time – 5:29.9
St. Radegund’s Mile W1 2nd
time – 6:10
WEHoRR W1 placed 116th/289
time – 21:06.54
Lent Bumps W1 1st day: bumped Anglia Ruskin
2nd day: bumped Pembroke II
3rd day: bumped Robinson
4th day: bumped Fitzwilliam
Pembroke Regatta W1 1st Round – Beat Queens’ W1
2nd Round – knocked out by First and Third W1
Newnham Short Course W2 8/13 lower boats
Winter Head to Head W1 2nd in division (14th Women’s VIII) time: 16.34
Fairbairns 2009 W1 VIII 11th in Student Women’s Senior VIIIs time: 16:59.96
W1 IV+ 5th in Student Women’s Senior IVs time: 13:21.42
Novice A 16/53 time: 12.03.28
Novice B 43/53 time: 13.11.30
Novice C (invitational) 46/59 time: 13.07.99
Winter Head 2009 W1 9th in Student Novice 8+ division time: 11.34
Novice A 6th in Student Beginner 8+ time 12.47
Novice B 13th in Student Beginner 8+ time: 14.36
Queens’ Ergo Competition Novice A 11th in women’s upper division
Izzi Boanas-Evans 11th fastest individual

May Bumps 2010

WELL DONE MECBC W1 and W2!!
A huge well done to both crews and a big thank you to the bank parties and to everyone who came down to support the boats!
MECBC W1 (+3)
Day 1: Bumped Fitzwilliam
Day 2: Rowed over
Day 3: Bumped Homerton
Day 4: Bumped LMBC II
MECBC W2 (+3)
Day 1: Bumped Homerton II
Day 2: Bumped FaT III
Day 3: Bumped Churchill II
Day 4: Rowed over

May Bumps 2010

WELL DONE MECBC W1 and W2!!

 

A huge well done to both crews and a big thank you to the bank parties and to everyone who came down to support the boats!

 

MECBC W1 (+3)
Day 1: Bumped Fitzwilliam
Day 2: Rowed over
Day 3: Bumped Homerton
Day 4: Bumped LMBC II

 

MECBC W2 (+3)
Day 1: Bumped Homerton II
Day 2: Bumped FaT III
Day 3: Bumped Churchill II
Day 4: Rowed over