On Saturday, April 6th, the Men’s and Women’s Novice teams represented West Point Crew at the Sacred Heart University (SHU) Invitational Regatta in Shelton, CT. Four West Point boats raced down the 2000 meter course, competing against seven other schools (Fordham, Iona, Fairfield, SUNY Maritime, Robert Morris, Sacred Heart, and Drake). In the Women’s Novice eight, West Point placed 2nd out of four boats, leaving a large gap (28 seconds, to be exact) between their stern and the 3rd place finisher’s (Sacred Heart) bow. The Women’s Novice four placed 4th in a field of 5 boats. The Novice Men also competed in two races. Their eight won by 27 seconds in a face-off against Fairfield, and their four placed 4th out of 5 boats.