Men’s Freshmen Four Makes Spring Debut with No. 1 Time

Men’s Freshmen Four Makes Spring Debut with No. 1 Time

SARASOTA, Fla. – Jacksonville University's Freshmen Four hasn't raced in an official capacity this spring season. Making its debut in the FIRA preliminaries, the crew finished No. 1 to advance to Saturday's finals.

The F4 was the lone men's boat to race Friday afternoon as the Dolphins' Varsity Eight, Junior Varsity Eight, Varsity Four, Varsity Four "B" and Junior Varsity Four crews will all compete Saturday in quest for Jacksonville's tenth consecutive FIRA title. 

Results
Freshmen/Novice Four
1) JU - 7:10.5
2) CFR - 7:22.0
3) Georgia Tech - 7:29.2
4) Florida - 7:35.7
5) Auburn - 8:33.2

F4 Lineup: Cox - Xavier Mendez Jr.; Stroke - Zachary Kelso; 3 - Luciano Mercenari; 2 - Chris Nichols; Bow - Zachary McKenna

The men's V8 races first tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. Follow @FIRARowing on Twitter for live results and updates.