The crew team held a moment of silence to honor the life of former Temple rower Michael Mirabella on Thursday.
Two former members of the rowing team chose to join the crew team as female coxswains.
Temple's freshmen four stroked to victory, while the novice eight avoided a near-collision at the regatta.
With a doubled roster comes the need for additional equipment.
The athletic administration has set deadlines to renovate facilities and relocate teams.
After cuts, the teams take solace in a new training facility.
City Council voted in approval of plans to begin renovations of Temple's East Park Canoe House.
The longtime crew coach said he didn't want to step down after a lackluster performance at Dad Vails.
The Owls outraced Virginia to win a bronze medal at the Dad Vail Regatta.
The tent was flooded shortly before the Dad Vail Regatta.