NEW BRUNSWICK – In its second race in as many days, the Rutgers women’s varsity eight defeated Connecticut at the Raritan River on April 4.
The Rutgers women’s varsity eight finished with the time of (6:49.5) to easily beat Connecticut (7:04.8).
“I was happy with the varsity team; their times keep on improving,” said Rutgers women’s crew coach Max Borghard.
The strong performances continued as Rutgers’ second varsity eight (7:05.1) outlasted Connecticut (7:05.2).
“Second varsity had a good race and showed a lot of courage in their performance,” said Borghard.
The Rutgers third varsity eight (8:02.7) lost to Connecticut (7:57.3) in Rutgers’ only defeat of the day. The Rutgers freshman boat (7:20.1) defeated Connecticut (7:40.9) in the last race of the afternoon.
The women’s team will next compete on Saturday, April 10, against Brown
and UMass on the Seekonk River in Rhode Island.
Rutgers/Connecticut Women’s Crew April 4, 2004
Varsity Eight: Rutgers 6:07.6 Connecticut 7:04.8
Second Varsity Eight: