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Henley Finals: Alumnus Jacob Georgeson Places Second in Lw Single; Fanning Second in Lw8

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The Boston College Men's Crew Team was represented by both an alumnus and current rowers this weekend at the 130th Royal Canadian Henley. Representing Riverside Boat Club, Jacob Georgeson '09 put together an impressive seven race weekend culminating in a second place finish in the lightweight single. Georgeson also reached the Grand Final in the Heavyweight single and sprinted to third place in the lightweight dash. 

Sean Fanning took second with the Vesper Senior Lightweight Eight in 6:02 losing only to a strong St. Catherines Rowing Club. Fanning's double narrowly missed the final for the U23 lightweight double, finishing fourth.

Chris Samul raced to a fifth place finish in the U23 1x semi-final. Each advancing boat broke a swift 7:20.

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Samul Wins 1x Heat at Royal Canadian Henley; Fanning Takes Third

Early Wednesday morning on Martindale Pond, Chris Samul had an impressive race in the Under 23 Men Single. Chris won the heat by three seconds, posting his fastest time of the season 7:24.4 to advance to the semi-final on Thursday

On Thursday morning, Sean Fanning continued his impressive summer campaign. Racing a 2x, Fanning and partner Taylor Freeman hit 7:05. The time was good for third place and a semi-final on Friday afternoon

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