Women's Openweight Crew Led by Varsity 8 at Cherry Hill Invitational

Women's Openweight Crew Led by Varsity 8 at Cherry Hill Invitational

THE BASICS:

- Location: Camden County, N.J. (Cooper River)

- The Lead: In very tough racing conditions on the Cooper River, the MIT women's openweight crew team competed at the Cherry Hill Invitational on Saturday as the V8 advanced to the Grand Final and the 2V8 rowed in the Third Final.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

- In the Varsity 8 competition, the Engineers finished second in their heat in a time of 7:06.41 to advance to the Grand Final. In the Grand Final, MIT crossed in sixth with a final time of 7:17.17.

- The 2V8 was fifth in its heat in 7:48.93 before improving in the Third Level Final where the crew was second of four in 7:41.16.

BOATINGS: 

Varsity 8
Cox: Annie Zhang
8: Allison King
7: Grace Melcher
6: Tal Gilad       
5: Rosalie Phillips 
4: Lucy McMillan
3: Caitlin McCandler
2: Julia Grim
1: Rose Bielak

Second Varsity 8
Cox: Emelie Eldracher
8: Tess Gustafson
7: Emily Kiley
6: Charlotte Chazen
5: Alexa Stewart
4: Jess Arbuckle
3: Annika Heuser
2: Maria Barbosa
1: Aigneis Frey

UP NEXT:

- MIT returns to water on Saturday, April 27th as the Engineers travel to Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass. to take on Holy Cross and Bates. The race is the first of three straight on Lake Quinsigamond as the Engineers will also compete there in the EAWRC Sprints (May 5th) and the Patriot League Championship (May 17th).

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