Michigan Second Varsity Eight
The No. 10 Michigan Second Varsity Eight was named Big Ten Boat of the Week after picking up its fifth win over a ranked opponent this season. The second varsity eight consists of coxswain Erica Macke, Nellie Ruedig, Jordan Peek, Ariel Piotter, Cristina Felix, Felice Mueller, Kristen Henkels, Paige Heil, and Olivia Klipa. The eight knocked off ranked Big Ten rivals from No. 7 Michigan State and No. 15 Ohio State as well as the team from No. 8 Southern California with a time of 6:27.10, ahead of the second-place Buckeyes (6:29.10), the third-place Spartans (6:31.48) and the Trojans (6:34.16).
Last Michigan Boat of the Week: First Varsity Eight (April 6, 2010)