Florida Tech Places Ninth In Men’s Championship Fours At Head of the Charles
By Florida Tech // October 19, 2015
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Florida Tech raced some of the best men’s rowing programs in the country in the championship fours at the Head of the Charles on Sunday and the Panthers recorded the ninth-best time out of 14 entries.
Stroke Martynas Mickus, Andy Konecny, Phillip Machen, bow Matas Lukosevicius and coxswain Aaron Evans quickly moved down the three-mile course, registering a time of 16:43.734.
Posting a slower time than the Panthers were Ivy League schools Brown, Harvard, Penn and Cornell.
Camp Randall posted the fastest time out of 14 entries at 16:08.535. Cambridge was second at 16:09.853. The top two crews were followed by Cal, Princeton, George Washington, Northeastern, Washington and Yale, which placed third through eighth, in order.
The Panthers will prepare for their second and final race of the fall in the Head of the Hooch, scheduled from Nov. 7-8 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.