Minnesota First Varsity Eight Earns First Boat of the Week Honor

March 17, 2015

Boat of the Week
Minnesota First Varsity Eight

• Posted two first-place finishes and a third-place tally at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational
• Boat comprised of coxswain Taylor Gainey, Lisa Weeks, Madison Koch, Rebecca Braak, Lynn Hodnett, Sara Scarbro, Haley Bagley, Jessica Flakne and Kylie Andersen bested Central Florida, Oklahoma and Michigan State with a time of 6:00.089, more than three seconds faster than the next finisher
• Improved its time to 5:59.780 in the afternoon session to defeat Oklahoma, Tennessee and Alabama
• Added a third-place tally behind nationally ranked Yale and Notre Dame, while defeating UCF with a time of 6:02.606
• Last Minnesota Boat of the Week: Minnesota First Varsity Eight (March 26, 2013)

2015 Boats of the Week
March 17: Minnesota First Varsity Eight