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Clemson Rowing to Play Host to the Clemson Invitational

March 14, 2002

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson Tiger rowing team will play host to the Clemson Invitational this Saturday, Mar. 16, on Lake Hartwell in a regatta against Indiana and George Mason.

Last weekend, Clemson competed in a dual regatta against Villanova. The Tigers defeated Villanova, sweeping the Wildcats in all six races. The novice eight was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Crew of the Week for its victorious performance against Villanova. The Clemson novice eight posted a time of 7:15.0, defeating Villanova, which finished with a time of 7:33.60.

The Tigers earned victories at both first and second varsity 8+ in last year’s Clemson Invitational. Clemson’s varsity 8+ finished first with a time of 6:38.8, while the second varsity 8+ recorded a time of 6:49.5 to beat Tennessee and Duke’s second varsity 8+.

All home regattas are held on Lake Hartwell and admission is free.

Clemson Invitational Schedule 9:00 a.m. Novice 8+ 9:20 a.m. Varsity 8+ 9:40 a.m. 2nd Novice 8+ 10:00 a.m. 2nd Varsity 8+ 10:20 a.m. Novice 4+ 10:40 a.m. Varsity 4+