Women's Rowing

 
UMass Wins Three Events In Five Team Meet

Senior Taryn Wilson finished first with the Varsity 8+ boat.


Senior Taryn Wilson finished first with the Varsity 8+ boat.

April 6, 2014

HADLEY, Mass. - The University of Massachusetts rowing program continued its spring season on Sunday afternoon on the Connecticut River and won three races against UNH, Wellesley, William-Smith and Williams. The Minutewomen took first in the Varsity 8+, second Varsity 8+ and Varsity 4+ events.

The UMass Varsity 8+ boat recorded the best time of the competition with a time of 6:02.24, which was only three seconds better than second place Wellesley. At this point in the spring season, the V8 boat is undefeated.

In the second Varsity 8+ race of the day, the Minutewomen claimed the top spot in 6:09.65, finishing seven seconds ahead of Williams. Also, winning its race was the Varsity 4+ boat with a time of 6:52.

The UMass rowing team will be in action next weekend (April 12-13) at the annual Knecht Cup in West Windsor, N.J.

Results:
Varsity 8+
1. UMass - 6:02.24
2. Wellesley - 6:05.49
3. William Smith - 6:06.82
4. Williams - 6:08.63
5. UNH - 6:32.15

Second Varsity 8+
1. UMass - 6:09.65
2. Williams - 6:16.79
3. William Smith - 6:18.73
4. Wellesley - 6:31.31
5. UNH - 6:43.51

Varsity 4+
1. UMass A - 6:52.0
2. Williams - 6:55.32
3. Wellesley - 7:31.56
4. UMass B - Scratched

Third Varsity 8+
1. William Smith - 6:14.0
2. UMass - 6:23.9

Novice 8+
1. Wellesley - 6:23.22
2. William Smith - 6:26.08
3. Williams - 6:33.01
4. UMass - 6:49.49

Conditions: All races were run downstream with a current.

 

 

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