Michigan's First Varsity Eight Collects Boat of the Week Laurels

April 11, 2005

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Defeated: Michigan State and Brown
Notes: The No. 2-ranked Wolverines' first varsity eight posted two wins over top 10 crews Saturday in Columbus. Michigan's top boat downed No. 8 Michigan State, 6:25.1 to 6:26.9, and defeated No. 6 Brown, 6:45.2 to 6:51.1. The first varsity eight has won five consecutive races to start the spring season. Members of Michigan's winning crew were Tara Medina as coxswain, Sarah Trowbridge, Crystal Culp, Leah Ketcheson, Janine Hanson, Cristin McCarty, Emily Shea, Brett Sickler and Stesha Carle.