Rowing Earns Two Top 10 Finishes to Close Out Knecht Cup Regatta

April 13, 2014

WEST WINDSOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Alabama Rowing wrapped up its weekend at the Knecht Cup Regatta on Sunday, with two boats earning top 10 finishes in the finals.

Alabama’s Novice 8 crew earned the best overall finish of the day, placing third in the Petite Final and eighth overall in 7:28.42. The Second Varsity 8 boat was the Crimson Tide’s other top 10 performer, placing third in the Petite Final and ninth overall. The Varsity 4 finished just outside the top 10, placing 11th overall and third in the Third Final section in 8:07.79, trailing the 10th-place Bucknell crew by less than two seconds. The Varsity 8 crew placed sixth in the Petite Final and 12th overall in 7:07.25.

Alabama will have a weekend free of competition before resuming on Saturday, April 25 in Bloomington, Ind., at the Dale England Cup Regatta.