NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Rutgers women’s crew fell to Brown in all five races on the Raritan River April 12.Brown is ranked seventh in the USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association NCAA Division I Women’s Varsity Eights Poll (April 9).
“Brown is always a very strong group,” Rutgers women’s crew head coach Max Borghard said. “I thought our rowers rowed very aggressively today and competed well. This was a very good preparation for our races against Cornell and Penn next weekend.”
In the varsity eight race, the Bears (5:59.7) finished ahead of the Scarlet Knights (6:16.2). The RU second varsity posted a time of 6:25.0, behind Brown’s 6:08.7. In the novice races, Brown posted times of 6:10.2 and 7:01.2 in the first and second races, respectively, while Rutgers had times of 6:32.2 and 7:22.7. In the third varsity fours, Brown (6:51.9) defeated RU (7:11.6).
The Scarlet Knights will next be in action Saturday, April 19, when RU takes on Cornell and Penn to decide the Raritan Cup on the Schuykill River.
Rutgers/Brown Women’s Crew
Saturday, April 12; Raritan River
Varsity Third Varsity Four
1. Brown 5:59.7 1. Brown 6:51.9
2. Rutgers 6:16.2 2. Rutgers 7:11.6
1. Brown 6:08.7
2. Rutgers 6:25.0
1. Brown 6:10.2
2. Rutgers 6:32.2
1. Brown 7:01.2
2. Rutgers 7:22.7