Georgetown Crew Sends Men's Eights and Fours to Head of the Charles

Oct. 21, 2011

WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University men's crew will send its heavyweight and lightweight varsity eights and  fours to race at the Head of the Charles in Boston, Mass. They will be competing in the regatta's most challenging events, the Championship and Lightweight Eights and Fours. The line-ups for the boats include: Men's Championship Eight - stroke Matt Stewart, Henry Hoffstot, Mike Hennessy, Tim Broughton, Kyle Textor, Alexander Willen, John Absher, Mike Blommer and Coxswain Kerri McKie. The Championship Four includes stroke Austin Bury, Chris Sparacino, Matthew Funk, James Nelson and coxswain Nathaniel Liu. The lightweight eight line-up features stroke Jack Devlin, Conner Smith, Steve Kendall, Chris Ulrich, Philip Oertle, Chan Mahaney, Connor McKinnon, John Miller and Coxswain Cathryn Courtin. The lightweight four includes stroke Michael Davidson, Tim Dougherty, Andrew Greenough, Jack Walsh and coxswain Gabriel Sim.

The 2011 Head of the Charles Regatta will be held on Saturday, October 23 and Sunday, October 24 in Boston, Mass. on the Charles River. With over 9,000 competitors entered to race, 200 international entries and 300,000 spectators expected over the 2 days of competition, it is the largest regatta in the world. The Georgetown men will be in action starting at 2:24 PM on Sunday, October 23rd with the Championship Fours event. The full schedule for the weekend can be found online at



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