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Collapsing Crew


In the dramatic world of college rowing Philadelphia's annual Dad Vail Regatta is strictly an off-Broadway production, frankly designed for crews not yet ready for the big time. But what Dad Vail's competitors lack in polish, they make up for in theatrics. Last week, after winning the runners-up race on the Schuylkill River, the crew from Ohio's Marietta College achieved a convincing portrayal of the warrior collapsing on his shield.