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Varsity 8+ Boat Voted Row2k.com Crew Of The Week

Heather Pekarovich served as the coxswain as the Minutewomen won gold at the Knecht Cup.

Heather Pekarovich served as the coxswain as the Minutewomen won gold at the Knecht Cup.

April 18, 2014

AMHERST, Mass. - The University of Massachusetts rowing program's Varsity 8+ Boat was named the Row2k.com Crew of the Week following the conclusion of open voting on Thursday evening. The Minutewomen tallied 36.8 percent of the vote to best the second-place Hobart men's Varsity 8+ which finished with 30.5 percent.

UMass took the top spot among seven entries into the weekly voting process after the Varsity 8+ secured gold at the Knecht Cup with a 6:47.65 finish in the Grand Final. The boat consisted of Heather Pekarovich, Taryn Wilson, Emily Mann, Marika Kopp, Pippa Edwards, Candace Miller, Sam Kolovson, Lauren St. Pierre and Allanah Rubi-Mooney.

Complete results from the Row2k.com poll for its Crew of the Week can be found here.

 

 

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