No. 1 Women’s Crew Cruises Past Boston University in Arlene Gorton Bowl

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Bears' varsity eight won by nearly 14 seconds to highlight a clean sweep of five events for the No. 1 Brown women's crew team against Boston University in the Arlene Gorton Bowl on the Seekonk River on Saturday.

The third varsity eight opened with a commanding victory in 6:51.90, followed by a 7:25.50 by the varsity four 'B' for first place. The varsity four then crossed the finish in 7:16.10, the second varsity eight posted a 6:22.70 and the first varsity eight capped the day with a time of 6:07.30 ahead of the Terriers' 6:21.10.

Brown is back in action next Saturday when the Bears head to Cornell to take on the Big Red with Columbia.

Results

Varsity Eight
Brown 6:07.30
BU 6:21.10

Second Varsity Eight
Brown 6:22.70
BU 6:58.40

Varsity Four
Brown 7:16.10
BU 7:48.60

Varsity Four 'B'
Brown B 7:25.50
BU 8:10.80
Brown C 8:23.60

Third Varsity Eight
Brown 6:51.90
BU 7:31.00