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Lightweight Rowers Wrap Up Competition at the Eastern Sprints

The varsity placed 10th overall on Sunday.

The varsity placed 10th overall on Sunday.

May 19, 2013

WORCESTER, Mass. - The Navy lightweight rowing team had four boats compete in grand finals on Sunday at the EARC Sprints on Sunday afternoon in Worcester, Mass. The varsity eight took fourth in the petite final, while the Mids had a pair of boats finish in the top five in the third varsity grand final.

As a team, Navy finished eighth in the Jope Cup standings.

"I was really happy with our depth, we showed a lot of hard work today," said Navy head coach Steve Perry. "The varsity really put it out there and seeing the third varsity win was great."

The varsity eight took fifth in its heat, clocking a time of 6:44.5. The Mids improved their time in the petite final, turning in a 6:37.2 to take fourth place and 10th overall.

The second varsity eight put together a strong performance in its heat race, taking third behind Cornell and Princeton, respectively, with a time of 6:40.4 to earn a spot in the grand final. In the grand final, Navy took sixth with a time of 6:48.6.

Navy's fourth varsity crew joined the third varsity competition. Both the Mids' third and fourth varsity boats advanced out of their respective heats to the grand final. In the final, the third varsity broke away from the pack and took the top spot with a time of 6:43.1, which was over 5 seconds ahead of second-place Cornell. Navy's fourth varsity crew took fifth with a time of 7:00.2, finishing 3 seconds ahead of Princeton.

The freshman crew placed fourth in its heat and took second in the petite final behind Georgetown with a time of 7:04.

In its only race of the afternoon, Navy's third varsity four took second behind Cornell. The Big Red clocked a time of 7:06.7 and Navy followed with a 7:14.2, finishing ahead of Penn and Princeton.

V8 - Heat 2
1. Yale 6:23.383
2. Dartmouth 6:25.539
3. Princeton 6:31.915
4. Penn 6:38.235
5. Navy 6:44.533

V8 - Petite Final
1. Penn 6:22.180
2. Georgetown 6:27.300
3. MIT 6:30.775
4. Navy 6:37.219

 

 

2V8 - Heat 2
1. Cornell 6:30.188
2. Princeton 6:37.442
3. Navy 6:40.434
4. MIT 6:42.862
5. Georgetown 6:54.669

2V8 - Grand Final
1. Cornell 6:21.529
2. Harvard 6:22.199
3. Princeton 6:33.885
4. Yale 6:37.360
5. Columbia 6:40.631
6. Navy 6:48.644

3V8 - Heat 1
1. Cornell 6:15.606
2. Columbia 6:19.201
3. Navy 4V 6:21.088
4. Yale 6:22.678
5. Dartmouth 6:52.991

3V8 - Heat 2
1. Navy 6:18.376
2. Harvard 6:27.333
3. Princeton 6:30.804
4. MIT 6:36.221

3V8 - Grand Final
1. Navy 6:43.150
2. Cornell 6:48.754
3. Harvard 6:50.958
4. Columbia 6:52.218
5. Navy 4V 7:00.285
6. Princeton 7:03.385

3V Four
1. Cornell 7:06.787
2. Navy 7:14.234
3. Penn 7:26.963
4. Princeton 7:28.970

F8 - Heat 1
1. Penn 6:26.444
2. Princeton 6:27.347
3. Harvard 6:27.511
4. Navy 6:47.055

F8 - Petite Final
1. Georgetown 6:49.447
2. Navy 7:04.258

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