July 8, 2007
Henley-on-Thames, England - The Brown men's varsity eight crew lost to Ivy League opponent, Harvard, on Sunday during the semifinals of the Ladies' Challenge Plate at the Henley Royal Regatta. The Crimson's time of 6:42 defeated the Bears by two lengths, and eventually went on to win the title.
Brown's freshman eight, who were also in the semifinals of the Temple Challenge Plate, lost to the University of California, Berkeley by three lengths. The talented freshman squad made it to the semis after beating the University of West England, as well as Jesus College, Cambridge and Leeds University.