April 1, 2008
Big Ten Co-Boats of the Week
Indiana First Varsity Eight
The Indiana varsity eight earns a share of this week's laurel after earning a first-place finish on Lake Lemon in Bloomington, Ind., over the weekend. Facing a tough headwind and white cap conditions, the Hoosiers' varsity eight finished with a time of 8:39.1 to claim the win over Dayton (8:44.1) and Eastern Michigan (9:50.6).
Last Indiana BOW: Indiana First Varsity Eight (3/21/05)
Michigan State Varsity Four
The Michigan State varsity four takes home the weekly honor after opening the season with a win over Princeton and Brown last Saturday. The crew began the year racing in 2,000-meter heats through strong headwinds and whitecaps on Carnegie Lake in Princeton, N.J. The varsity four took first place by clocking a time of 8:29.8 against both of their opponents. The crew of Nancy Diehl, Allison Duffy, Sarah Kreft, Clare Vandelinder and Ashley Wenneman finished more than 15 seconds ahead of their opponents.
Last Michigan State BOW: Michigan State Second Varsity Eight (4/23/07)