SUNDAY, JUNE 02, 2013
Dolphins Win Final at IRA National Championship
GOLD RIVER, Calif.—The JU men’s Varsity 4 won the Third Final at the 2013 IRA National Championship Sunday on Lake Natoma.
The boat of David Waugh (coxswain), Scott Del Vecchio, Scott Waitley, Preston Weinard, and Brian Cosmillo posted a time of 6:49.40 and led wire to wire to win the event. They beat out Northeastern, Princeton, Drexel, Oregon State, and MIT to win the final that started at noon. The Dolphins jumped out to a two second lead over Northeastern and Oregon State and kept that over Northeastern throughout the race to finish nearly three seconds ahead of the second place finishers.
The Dolphins secured their second race win in as many days and finished as one of the top boats in the country in the event. They posted the 12th fastest time out of the 18 teams that competed in the finals.