Michigan First Varsity Eight Earns Boat of the Week Honor

April 11, 2017

Boat of the Week

First Varsity Eight, Michigan

  • Posted a pair of first-place finishes at the Big Ten Double Dual at Lake Ovid in Laingsburg, Mich.
  • Boat comprised of coxswain Kat Boyle, Kalia Krichko, Louisa Freeman, Kaitlin Wright, Kendall Brewer, Tessa Yurko, Sarah Hudnall, Rebecca Joyce and Meghan Gutknecht crossed the finish line 16 seconds ahead of Minnesota in the morning session with a time of 6:28.01
  • Boat comprised of coxswain Kat Boyle, Louisa Freeman, Kaitlin Wright, Kendall Brewer, Tessa Yurko, Rebecca Joyce, Sarah Hudnall, Kalia Krichko and Meghan Gutknecht crossed the finish line five seconds ahead of Wisconsin in the afternoon session with a time of 6:21.59
  • Crossed the finish line in the two fastest times of the day
  • Last Michigan Boat of the Week: Michigan First Varsity Four (March 15, 2016)

2017 Boats of the Week

March 28: Ohio State First Varsity Four

April 4: Ohio State Second Varsity Eight

April 11: Michigan First Varsity Eight