The Mobjack Rowing Association’s fall rowing program capped off its 2015 head racing season last weekend at the 33rd annual Head of the Occoquan Regatta, held on the Occoquan River at Sandy Run Regional Park.
Mobjack racers pulled good results across the weekend, netting two golds, a silver, a bronze and other good finishes in their events.
The HOTO, which started as a small single-day, four-hour regatta in 1983, has grown to a two-day event with over 3,000 athletes racing in 600 boats. The Saturday events held all classes of singles, all collegiate events and open championship events. Sunday holds all juniors, masters and mixed events.
Saturday saw an unusual twist for Mobjack. Four alumni were able to attend and enter the men’s open championship four with coxswain. Coach Tim Ulsaker and MHS/Mobjack alumnus Matt Muffelman organized getting boats and coxswain Sebastian Knebl (current MHS/Mobjack) to Occoquan for Saturday’s event.
Muffelman (MHS ’98, MR...
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