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Varsity 8+ Boat Nominated For Row2K.com Crew Of The Week

Taryn Wilson helped the Minutewomen to a first place finish in the Varsity 8+ race at the Knecht Cup.


Taryn Wilson helped the Minutewomen to a first place finish in the Varsity 8+ race at the Knecht Cup.

April 16, 2014

AMHERST, Mass. - Following another strong performance at the Knecht Cup, the UMass Varsity 8+ was one of seven boats nominated for the Row2k.com Crew of the Week on Wednesday. Fans can vote for UMass on Row2k.com here.

The Minutewomen took first place in the Grand Final of the Knecht Cup with a time of 6:47.65, two seconds ahead of the silver medalists from Bucknell to remain undefeated during the spring season. The Varsity 8+ also finished ahead of Boston College, Drexel, Old Dominion and Tulsa during the finale.

The results at the Knecht Cup also earned the boat a share of the UMass Athlete of the Week Award on Monday.

 

 

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