April 4, 2006
BOAT OF THE WEEK
OHIO STATE FIRST VARSITY EIGHT
Defeated: No. 3 Virginia, No. 13 Michigan State and Duke 1V8 squads at ACC/Big Ten Duals
Notes: Ohio State's No. 7 First Varsity Eight has earned Boat of the Week honors after recording three victories last weekend at the ACC/Big Ten Duals in Columbus, Ohio. The Buckeye boat of Susanne Herbrand, Ninett Kossowsky, Beth Tompkins, Gabrielle Albertaviciute, Jess Shepherd, Annabelle Fago, Charlott Goldstein and Sarah Obee defeated No. 3 Virginia in a morning dual matchup as OSU clocked in at 6:36.80, 1.64 seconds ahead of the Cavaliers. The Scarlet and Gray squad went on to defeat Big Ten rival No. 13 Michigan State and Duke with a time 6:34.20, the best mark of the entire regatta. The Buckeye First Varsity Eight last earned Boat of the Week honors on March 28, 2005.