Rowing Wins Three at Home Against SMU and Eastern Michigan

April 5, 2014

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama rowing hosted SMU and Eastern Michigan for a home regatta Saturday, earning wins in three of the four races. 

Alabama got the day off to a strong start, claiming three of the top four spots in the Varsity 4 race, with the Second Varsity 4 earning the win in 8:46.7. Alabama’s First Varsity placed in 8:53.0 while the Third Varsity 4 crossed the line in 9:19.0. 

Alabama continued to roll in the Second Varsity 8, defeating the field by nearly 10 seconds with a finish of 7:38.0. The Crimson Tide won its third-straight race of the day with a first-place finish in the Varsity 8, crossing the line in 7:36.3. Alabama wrapped up the day with a second-place finish in the Novice 8 (7:58.5). 

The Tide continues its season next weekend in Camden, N.J., at the Knecht Cup Regatta. Two days of competition will begin on Saturday, April 12. 

RESULTS
VARSITY 8
Alabama – 7:36.3
SMU – 7:45.9
Eastern Michigan – 8:03.3 

SECOND VASRITY 8
Alabama – 7:38.0
SMU – 7:47.4
Eastern Michigan – 8:47.7

VARSITY 4
Alabama (2V) – 8:46.7
Alabama – 8:53.0
SMU – 9:07.0
Alabama (3V) – 9:19.0
Eastern Michigan – 9:48.9

NOVICE 8
SMU – 7:47.0
Alabama – 7:58.5
Eastern Michigan – 9:00.8


 

 

     
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