Bears' Alumni Eight Race In Ladies' Plate Semifinal At Royal Henley Regatta

July 6, 2005

Henley-On-Thames, ENGLAND - In an extremely competitive race, the Brown men's crew Alumni Eight faced Cambridge University in the semifinals of the Ladies' Challenge Plate at the 2005 Royal Henley Regatta in Henley-On-Thames, England. The Bears lost by just three feet, making it one of the closest finishes in the Ladies' Plate competition.

Brown had earlier defeated the Tasmanian Institute of Sport out of Australia by two and one-fourths of a lenth to advance onto the semifinals against Cambridge, which went on to beat the Leander Club in the finals for the first place trophy.