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No. 14 Rowing Successful on the Charles River on Saturday

No. 14 Rowing Successful on the Charles River on Saturday

CAMBRIDGE, MA – The 14th-ranked Clemson women’s rowing team finished first in two of four races against 10th-ranked Yale, Boston University and Dartmouth on the Charles River on Saturday. The Tigers’ 2nd Varsity 8+ and 1st Novice 8+ each get first-place finishes.

“I am very proud of our teams efforts today,” said Clemson Head Coach Robbie Tenenbaum. “Our Second Eight led by a length early and held on for a great victory and our novices continue to improve. We are thrilled with another great performance from both of them as they beat both Yale and Boston University.”

In the 2nd Varsity 8+ race, the Tigers knocked off Yale by a margin of .4 seconds. The Clemson 2V8 finished with a time of 6:54.7 just ahead of Yale with a time of 6:55.1. Dartmouth followed in third while Boston University came in fourth. 

In the final race of the morning, the Tigers’ 1st Novice 8+ crew finished in first with a time of 7:23.6. Yale came in second with a time of 7:31.9 to finish ahead of Dartmouth in third.

In the first race of the day, the Bulldogs pulled ahead of the Tigers in the 1st Varsity 8+ race. Yale finished first with a time of 6:31.6 ahead of Clemson’s second-place time of 6:36.6. Boston University followed in third with a time of 6:43.9 and Dartmouth in fourth with a time of 6:44.9.

The Tigers’ 1st Varsity 4+ competed against the Bulldogs but could not over take them. Yale finished first with a time of 7:45.8 in front of Clemson’s time of 7:53.3. Boston University came up third behind the Tigers while Dartmouth finished in fourth.

The Tigers recorded first-place finishes against top-10 opponents for the second time this season. Clemson got a pair of first-place finishes against ninth-ranked Stanford on March 30.

Clemson will return to action next Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21, when they host 18 teams in the Clemson Invite on Lake Hartwell. 

Regatta Results1st Varsity 8+1. Yale – 6:31.62. Clemson – 6:36.63. Boston University – 6:43.94. Dartmouth – 6:44.9 

2nd Varsity 8+1. Clemson – 6:54.72. Yale – 6:55.13. Dartmouth – 7:04.64. Boston University – 7:20.4 

1st Varsity 4+1. Yale – 7:45.82. Clemson – 7:53.33. Boston University – 8:02.24. Dartmouth – 8:09.2 

1st Novice 8+1. Clemson – 7:23.62. Yale – 7:31.93. Boston University – 7:50.7 

1st Varsity 8+Katie Bruggeling (cox.), Samantha Duggan, Laura Basadonna, Ameerah Aly, Caroline Hackler, Milena Heuer, Heather Cummings, Marie Arnold, Paula Wesselmann 

2nd Varsity 8+Emily Massey (cox.), Giulia Longatti, Stephannie Allen, Kristin Manna, Cristina Morcom, MJ Keys, Laura D’Urso, Kate Biladeau, Aurelia Wurzel 

1st Varsity 4+Carissa Richardson (cox.), Stephanie Cameron, Vanesa Ewais, Kathleen Scibelli, Sarah Monn 

1st Novice 8+Emily Mutschler (cox.), Tatiana Lundstrom, Dana Zielinski, Rebecca Kretzer, Claire Wilson, Erin Ferguson, Hannah DeFrank, Danielle Baskin, Julie Gilbert