On February 12, 2012, Churchill Crew entered the National Capital Erg Invitational at Sidwell Friends High School in Washington, DC. A number of high school, collegiate and masters-level rowers competed in this indoor event on ergometers (rowing machines).
Junior Matt Reback came in first place in the High School Men’s Novice Lightweight Class (1000 meters) with a time of 1:39:5. And senior Tori Hoffman came in first place in the High School Varsity Womens Lightweight Class (1500 meters) with a time of 6:02:9.
Churchill Crew also swept the men’s and women’s 2000-meter team relays. The women’s relay team of Julia Taladay, Brenna Means, Alisa Dan and Deepika Chandra won with a time of 07:57.3. The Churchill men’s Dream Team of Matthew Reback, Charlie Morris, Will Mulhern and Charlie Wathieu won their event with a time of 6:23:7.