Top seeds Temple and Massachusetts advanced to the semifinals in the men's and women's varsity heavyweight eight at the Dad Vail Regatta yesterday
Temple men won their opening heat in 6 minutes, 5.94 seconds, easily outdistancing Lehigh (6:14.26).
Second-seeded Marietta won its heat in 6:06.61, ahead of Saint Joseph's (6:09.78). La Salle and Delaware also advanced. In the women's competiton, third-seeded Saint Joseph's (6:51.97) moved on, as did the Drexel varsity four.