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Queen’s wins annual boat challenge

April 29, 2013

Rowers from Queen’s University honoured one of their own and they also won the 16th annual McGill-Queen’s Challenge Sunday on the inner harbour.

Queen’s won six of the eight races, including all four women’s events — the five-kilometre head race and 500-metre sprint by both the varsity women’s eight and novice women’s eight. Queen’s varsity men’s eight also won both of its races.

McGill won both the five-kilometre and 500-metre events for the novice men’s four.

During Sunday morning’s event, Queen’s honoured former rower Morgan Jarvis by naming a boat for him. Jarvis, with Douglas Vandor, was 14th at the 2012 London Olympics.

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