Saturday to Sunday Schedule (Semi finals to Finals) 

Saturday to Sunday Schedule (Semi finals to Finals)


Screen Shot 2016-06-04 at 10.52.03 PMMuhammad Ali – Sportsman of the Century – In honor of Ali, I have interspersed a few of his quotes into the blog.


For the Saturday blog we are going to do something different. With the schedule change for tomorrow, we want to give you a little insight to what is going to happen. We raced in 14 semi finals today. We started with 16 on Friday and missed out on two. On SaturdayIMG_9966the Junior Women’s coxed four and the Senior Men’s quad did not advance to the finals. However, there we are racing in 12 finals! I think only one school has more (E.L. Crossley – 15 finals from 22 entries). Here is the schedule posted outside my door. We set the curfew to 9:00 pm and lights out at 9:30 pm. I will write a brief summary of each of the events. The top line is theScreen Shot 2016-06-04 at 11.16.22 PMtime the student-athletes are leaving the hotel. On the water is the 30 minutes before the race and of course, the race time.





5:30am – Beatty   IMG_9940Jr Boys 4+

On Water: 6:30am

Race Time: 7:00am

The junior boys qualified for the finals with the fourth fastest time. They finished second in their semi final and will race out of lane six tomorrow.

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.


5:30am – Amiel

IMG_9961Sr Boys 2x

On Water: 6:42am

Race Time: 7:12am

Phil K and Aidan W were in tough in their first semi final. Perseverance in the second thousand propelled them into third place and a spot in the Grand Final tomorrow in lane two.

5:30am – Beatty

Jr Boys 4x

On Water: 6:54am

Race Time: 7:24am

The Junior Boys quad had a great semi final race today. Out there in lane seven, the crew got their nose out in front and cruised to victory and the fastest qualifying time for the event. They will be racing out of lane five.


He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.


5:45am – Wismer

IMG_9970Sr Lwt Girls 8+ and Paige – Weigh-in

On Water: 7:12am

Race Time: 7:42am

Our Senior 63 kg Women’s 8+ placed second in their semi final and possess the second fastest time in the event. They are racing out of lane 4 tomorrow.

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6:30am – Carr

Sr Boys Lwt 2x

On Water: 7:54am

Race Time: 8:24am

Nate and Jon led from start to finish in this event and automatically qualified for the final. They qualified with the third fastest time and will race out of lane three tomorrow.

6:30am – Carr

Sr Boys 4+

IMG_9989On Water: 8:00am

Race Time: 8:30am

The senior boys four were lined up next to Canisius High School in their semi final. We knew they were fast, as they won the USA National Championships the weekend before. The BCS crew held their own and in the end, lost by five seconds. They qualified with the second fastest time and will race out of lane three tomorrow.


“Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.”



6:45am – Sage

Screen Shot 2016-06-04 at 11.14.44 PMSr Girls 4+

On Water: 8:18am

Race Time: 8:48am

The senior girls led from start to finish and qualified for the Grand Final with the fastest qualifying time. They will row out of lane five tomorrow.



Screen Shot 2016-06-04 at 11.15.15 PMJr Boys 8+

On Water: 8:24am

Race Time: 8:54am

The junior men charged down the course in their semi final this afternoon and qualified for the final, winning their race with the fastest qualifying time. They will race out of lane five tomorrow.


Screen Shot 2016-06-04 at 11.15.58 PMSr Girls Lwt 4+

On Water: 8:36am

Race Time: 9:06am

Like their open senior women’s counterparts, the senior 63 kg four had a great race winning and qualifying for the final with the fastest time. They will race out of lane five.


Sr Boys Lwt 4+

On Water: 8:54am

Race Time: 9:24am
Screen Shot 2016-06-04 at 11.16.53 PMThe senior 72 kg Men’s four won their race with the fastest qualifying time and will race out of lane five tomorrow.

“I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’”

8:45am – Wood

Sr Girls 8+ (Only Andrea and Petra)

On Water: 9:54am

Race Time: 10:24am

There were two semi final races in the senior women’s 8+ event. Our BCS girls were in tough with Havergal, however, the challenge of staying with the crew from Toronto enabled our girls to have the second fastest time of the event and an opportunity to race for gold tomorrow. They will race out of lane four tomorrow.

8:45am – Wood

Sr Boys 8+ (Only Liam and Joe)

On Water: 10:00am

Race Time: 10:30am

There were three semi finals in the senior men’s 8+ event. We drew Upper Canada College as our main competition. UCC blasted out of the gates and cruised to a six second win over BCS. St.Georges won the second heat with the fastest time in the event. We will be racing out of lane six with the third fastest qualifying time.

“Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing.”

Summary: Tomorrow’s storm is on the horizon and the athletes are used to this with the delays we get at Brentwood during our regatta. There are 216 crews racing in 36 events tomorrow. We are in 12 of those finals. It is going to be a great day for Brentwood. Until then.

Brian Carr – Senior Men’s coach

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