When it comes down to medal count, Penn rowing certainly did not miss the boat.
One vacancy filled, one to go.
Five weeks after women's rowing coach Mike Lane's contract was not renewed, Penn Athletics announced Monday that it has hired former Trinity coach Wesley Ng to take the program's helm.
To the unknowing passersby, the wet heat and high pitched buzzing emanating from the stairwell was indicative of a boiler room on overdrive.
Less than a month after the end of Penn's spring season, Penn Athletics has announced that women's rowing coach Mike Lane and men's heavyweight rowing coach Greg Myhr will not return in 2015-16.
As the men’s heavyweight rowing team approaches the end of their season, the Red and Blue will be working to collect a pair of wins this weekend at the Adams Cup in Annapolis, MD.
Facing off against Harvard and Navy throughout the event, the heavyweights must maintain their dominant form exhibited last weekend in their convincing performance at the Blackwell Cup.
Betraying its graceful appearance, rowing is a sport of force, finesse and teamwork.
In the fastest of boats, the eights, the intricacies of the sport require a ninth man who steers—both literally and psychologically—the vehicle as it cruises forward.