Indiana's First Varsity Eight Claims Boat of the Week Honors

March 29, 2011

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Boat of the Week
Indiana First Varsity Eight

The Indiana first varsity eight boat claimed this week's Boat of the Week honor after defeating Notre Dame, Purdue and Eastern Michigan last weekend at the Indiana Invitational on Eagle Creek Reservoir in Indianapolis, Ind. The Hoosier boat of Shifumi Terasaka, Asja Zero, Karlijn Keijzer, Elisabeth Kleipool, Rachel Anderson, Cara Donley, Kathryn Laine, Jaclyn Riedel and coxswain Alex Burkle steadily increased its lead throughout the 2,000-meter race. At the finish, Indiana won in a time of 6:28.0, a second ahead of Notre Dame, which finished second in 6:29.0.

Last Indiana Boat of the Week: First Varsity Eight (March 23, 2010)

2011 Boats of the Week

March 22:Minnesota Second Varsity Eight
March 29:Indiana First Varsity Eight