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Expectations after joining Eastern Sprint Schools

The progression from having a single top-performing crew to regularly expecting high performance at Nationals has been a steady one for GW Crew. That progression continues as GW Crew joins Eastern Sprint schools.

“Every year we’re continuing to up our standards,” junior Craig Helmstetter said. “The team mentality over the past few years has been to really push ourselves.”

“We’ve changed our standards from being glad we made it [to nationals] to feeling like, ‘Okay, let’s take some people down and show them what we’ve got,'” Helmstetter said. “We’re here to compete.”

Read the May 2010 GW Hatchet article here.

2011 Eastern Sprints: Final Results

Varsity 8 finishes 3rd in 3rd level final, behind Northeastern and Penn.

Second Varsity 8 wins 3rd level final, beating Holy Cross, Georgetown and Rutgers.

Freshmen 8 lands 4th place in 3rd level final, but beats Georgetown by a little more than half a second.

See full race results and times.

2010 Eastern Sprints: Final Results

Varsity 8 reaches 2nd place in the 3rd level final. Beaten by Penn by two seconds, GW men outpaced third-place finisher Georgetown as well as Holy Cross, Rutgers and MIT.

In a rare bit of symmetry, the Second Varsity 8 also reaches 2nd place in the 3rd level final – beaten by Penn…but beating Georgetown.

See full results and times – including additional freshman events.

2009 Eastern Sprints: Final Results

Men’s Varsity 8 makes the Petite (2nd level) Final and secures a 3rd place finish, behind Columbia and Syracuse but ahead of Navy, Dartmouth and MIT.

Men’s Second Varsity 8 also make the Petite Final, coming in 6th place behind Northeastern University.

Men’s Freshmen 8 come in 7th place in the Petite Final, behind Dartmouth.

See full results and times.

2008 Eastern Sprints: Final Results

Men’s 2nd Varsity 8 wins 3rd round final ahead of Dartmouth, Holy Cross and Penn.

Men’s Varsity 8 finishes 2nd in the 3rd round final, 3 seconds behind Dartmouth but ahead of Holy Cross, Penn, Rutgers and MIT.

See full race results and times.

Timesheet from GW’s First Eastern Sprints, 2007

GW holds its own as a first-time participant of the prestigious Eastern Sprints Regatta!

Freshmen 8 finish 5th in their first heat, behind Georgetown (1 second), Wisconsin, Princeton, Brown – but ahead of Penn. GW Freshmen eventually go on to win the 3rd level Final against Rutgers, Holy Cross, Penn, Dartmouth and MIT.

Second Varsity 8 finishes 2nd in the 3rd level Final behind Boston University, but ahead of Holy Cross and Dartmouth.

Varsity 8 wins 3rd level Final ahead of Holy Cross, Columbia, Dartmouth, Rutgers and MIT.

See full 2007 Eastern Sprints Results