May 17, 2007

Women's Crew Earns All-Ivy Accolades

May 17, 2007

Providence, RI - Brown women's crew has earned second team All-Ivy honors after competing at the EAWRC Sprints last weekend. The Bears' varsity eight posted a time of 6:32.2, just four seconds behind Yale.

The varsity eight, comprised of junior coxswain Sarah Wu (North Andover, MA), sophomore stroke Jessica Stage (Alexandria, VA), junior Emma Olson (New Haven, CT), senior Elizabeth Fison (Anchorage, AK), senior Devorah West (Santa Fe, NM), sophomore Corey Finnerty-Ludwig (Seattle, WA), junior Vanessa Rathbone (New Canaan, CT), senior Alexandra Hammer (Chestnut Hill, MA) and senior Rachel Dearborn (Santa Monica, CA) at bow, each earned second team.

On Tuesday, the NCAA announced that Brown, along with 11 other schools, have been selected to compete at the NCAA Division I Women's Rowing Championships held May 25-27 at Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.