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Tiger Rowing Finishes 11th at Aramark Central/South Sprints

Tiger Rowing Finishes 11th at Aramark Central/South Sprints

May 13, 2007

Oak Ridge, TN – The Clemson rowing team finished 11th overall at the Aramark Central/South Sprints this weekend on Melton Hill Lake. The Tigers were fifth among schools in the South Region. Overall, 23 schools participated in the regatta.

Virginia won the event with a total of 440 points, finishing ahead of Ohio State (366) and Tennessee (352). The Tigers totaled 225 points for their 11th-place showing. Clemson improved vastly as a team in 2007. The Tigers were 18th at regionals in the spring of 2006, including eighth among schools in the South Region.

The novice 8+ was a highlight from Sunday action. Clemson’s crew won the petite final with a time of 7:08.1. The Tigers finished ahead of Kansas, Ohio State, UCF, Iowa, and Tennessee in that event. In the varsity 4+ petite final, Clemson placed fifth with a time of 7:55.17. Michigan State won the varsity 4+ petite final, with Michigan in the runner-up spot.

Clemson was fifth in the petite final for the second varsity 8+. The Tigers had a time of 7:01.28. Ohio State and Michigan were first and second, respectively, in the second varsity 8+ event. In the petite final for the varsity 8+, the Tigers placed sixth in the field. Clemson had a time of 6:45.24. Louisville claimed the varsity 8+ petite final Sunday.

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