WORCESTER, MA - Rutgers women’s crew scored 74 points to place fourth in the BIG EAST Rowing Challenge on Sunday, April 25, at Lake Quinsigamond." />
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Women's Crew Finishes Fourth at BIG EAST Rowing Challenge
  • Posted on April 25, 2004 12:00:00 AM
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  • WORCESTER, MA - Rutgers women’s crew scored 74 points to place fourth in the BIG EAST Rowing Challenge on Sunday, April 25, at Lake Quinsigamond.

    The varsity team of Melissa Thomas (Hampton, NJ), Karen Cornell (Pittsburgh, PA), Stephanie Asous (Kendall Park), Anica Allen (North Wales, PA), Amy Bircsak (East Windsor, PA), Lauren Kolb (Neshanic Station, NJ), Abby Sims (Old Lyme, CT), Nancy Erickson (Hazlet, NJ) and Brenda Walk (Ventor, NJ) finished with a time of 7:04.25 to place fifth. Eventual BIG EAST Championship winner, Notre Dame placed first in the varsity race with a time of 6:54.89 and amassed a total of 116 points to finish first place.

    “Competition was quite stiff today but our kids rowed quite well,” said Rutgers women’s crew head coach Max Borghard. “I’m pleased with our performance today and think we can continue to build from this performance.”

    The Rutgers second varsity (7:19.23) placed fifth as well in their race while the Scarlet Knight’s varsity four (7:59.55) placed fourth.

    Rutgers women’s crew will be back in action on Sunday, May 9 at the EAWRC sprints on the Cooper River.

    Overall Team Standings
    Team Points
    1. Notre Dame 116
    2. Miami 92
    3. Syracuse 82
    4. Rutgers 74
    5. Georgetown 73
    6. Boston College 70
    7. Connecticut 46
    8. Villanova 40
    9. West Virginia 31

    BIG EAST Regatta

    Varsity Eight:
    7:04.25

    Second Varsity Eight:
    7:19.23

    Varsity Four
    7:59.55

    Second Varsity Four
    8:07.00

    Novice Four
    8:10.93

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