MIchigan State's First Varsity Eight Earns Boat of the Week Honors

April 12, 2011

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Boat of the Week
Michigan State First Varsity Eight

The Michigan State first varsity eight boat claimed Boat of the Week honors for the second consecutive week after going 2-0 over the weekend at the Big Ten Double Duals on Lake Ovid in Sleepy Hollow State Park in Laingsburg, Mich. Members included coxswain Amanda McGeachie, Laura Cowal, Kellie Lapointe, Michelle Neuder, BreeAnn Breton, Michelle Sosa, Alex Maibusch, Stephanie Bochenek, and Nikki Bade. In its race against Wisconsin, the boat topped the Badgers in a time of 6:37.27, finishing in open water and by a margin of 6.23 seconds. Against Minnesota in the second session, the Spartan boat recorded a time of 6:34.12, marking the fastest time of any boat last weekend.

Last Michigan State Boat of the Week: First Varsity Eight (April 5, 2011)

2011 Boats of the Week

March 22:
Minnesota Second Varsity Eight
March 29:
Indiana First Varsity Eight
April 5:
Michigan State First Varsity Eight
April 12:
Michigan State First Varsity Eight