April 28, 2010
Simmons College Varsity Eight has been named the ECAC NIRC Women's Crew of the Week for April 26, 2010. Simmons became the third different crew in three years to win the Malden River Friendship Regatta signature event on Saturday, in races contested at River's Edge Park on the Malden River. Simmons upset crews from Wellesley and Smith College en route to capturing the Sharks' first victory in the third annual running of the Malden River Spirit Regatta. With the win, the Sharks take home the Friendship Cup over top-ranked Division III crews heading into the Championship racing season.