#6 Bears' Varsity Eight Drops Two Races

April 9, 2005

Columbus, OH - The Brown women's crew went 6-3 overall in races against Ohio State, Rutgers and Michigan on Saturday. The Bears' sixth ranked varsity eight was defeated by the seventh-ranked Buckeyes, 6:41.1-6:46.9, in its first race of the day. Rutgers finished a distance third with a time of 7:00.8. Later in the day, Brown went head-to-head with Michigan, which picked up its second victory of the day with a 6:45.2-6:51.1 win in the varsity eight.

The Bears first novice eight squad went 2-0 on the day, including a ten-second win over Ohio State in the morning. The second varsity eight was edged out by Ohio State but easily defeated Rutgers and Michigan to finish 2-1 on the day. Brown's varsity four did not compete.

Ohio State vs. Brown vs. Rutgers (Morning)

First Varsity 8
Ohio State 6:41.1
Brown 6:46.9
Rutgers 7:00.8

Second Varsity 8
Ohio State 6:29.6
Brown 6:31.1
Rutgers 6:54 1

First Novice 8
Brown 6:47 4
Rutgers 6:57 9
Ohio State 7:01 3

Michigan vs Brown (Afternoon)

First Varsity 8
Michigan 6:45 2
Brown 6:51 1

Second Varsity 8
Brown 7:04 6
Michigan 6:56 0

First Novice 8
Brown 6:59 9
Michigan 7:04 1