May 10th-13th
Philadelphia, PA

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Laker Navy Revs Their Engines for Dad Vail in Philadelphia, PA

The Laker Navy is in its final phase of preparation for the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta. The second race of the triple crown, the spring season is in full swing. The Laker Navy will be one of over 120 teams participating this weekend and the team is out to take some names (and some shirts).

The Dad Vail is a special regatta for the Lakers, and it’s something they work towards all year. The largest collegiate regatta in the nation, everybody is stoked to race on the storied Schuylkill River. With eight months of training complete, the Lakers stand poised for a great weekend of racing in Philadelphia.

The team will depart Wednesday for Philadelphia. You can find hotel information and the official regatta website to the left on this page. The team welcomes any alumni or parents in the area to join the Laker Navy in supporting our crews at the Dad Vail alumni tent. If you are interested in helping with the alumni tent, please contact Coach John Bancheri.

Keep pulling for the Laker Navy!

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