HANOVER, NH – The Rutgers heavyweight crew finished second in the race to decide the Bill Cup April 19 in Hanover, NH.
Rutgers is ranked 15th, Dartmouth is ninth and Boston University is 19th in the latest USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Men’s Varsity Eights Poll (April 16).
Dartmouth posted a time of 5:35.2 in the varsity eight to defeat Rutgers (5:40.9) and Boston University (5:44.3). The Scarlet Knights also finished second in the second varsity (5:59.5) and freshmen (5:50.0) races.
RU was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) EARC Crew of the Week on April 15 after defeating Syracuse to win the Ten Eyck Cup on April 12.
The Scarlet Knights will next be in action Saturday, April 26, when RU hosts Northeastern on the Raritan River.
Rutgers/Dartmouth/Boston University Heavyweight Crew
Saturday, April 19
1. Dartmouth 5:35.2
2. Rutgers 5:40.9
3. Boston Univ. 5:44.3
1. Dartmouth 5:52.2
2. Rutgers 5:59.5
3. Boston Univ. 6:01.9
1. Boston Univ. 5:47.5
2. Rutgers 5:50.0
3. Dartmouth 5:52.9