Sport: Washington Wakes

In last year's Intercollegiate Regatta at Poughkeepsie, Washington scored a clean sweep. Had Washington sent no crews at all, last week's Poughkeepsie Regatta would still have amounted to a demonstration of Washington's rowing supremacy. Every shell on the Hudson except Syracuse and Columbia used the Washington technique of a short "layback" and a swift catch. But none could flip the blades back faster than Washington's oarsmen, who concentrated their strength in the middle of the stroke, made most headway even in choppy water.

In the freshman race Washington led from the start,...

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