2022 DIVISION III NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP CREWS ANNOUNCED
BOSTON, Mass. - The Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) has announced the inaugural competitors in the first-ever Division III National Championship Heavyweight Eight.
Washington College, Williams College and Bates College earned their places in the National Championship event via automatic qualification. Four additional programs in Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Tufts University, Trinity College and Hamilton College were all awarded at-large bids based on their body of work from the season.
Three automatic qualifiers were awarded based on conference championship racing to the Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference(MARC) and New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC).
It was announced earlier this academic year that the IRA Board of Stewards had approved the addition of a Division III -only event that would be contested for the first-time at the 119th regatta.
The Division III National Championship grand final will be contested on Saturday, June 2 at 11:20 a.m.