Iowa's First Varsity Eight named Big Ten Boat of the Week
April 15, 2008
Big Ten Boat of the Week
Iowa First Varsity Eight
The Iowa first varsity eight earns the weekly honor after tallying wins over four opponents as part of the George Washington Invitational April 11-12. To start the event on Friday, the Hawkeye crew posted a win over host George Washington with a time of 6:43.9 to their opponent's 7:04.4. In Saturday's morning race, the Iowa first varsity eight crossed the line at 6:27.3 beating Georgetown who clocked in at 6:37.9. To conclude the invite, the crew had its best time of the weekend, finishing in first with a time of 6:19.1, beating both Navy (6:21.7) and Saint Joseph's (6:36.4). As a team, the entire Hawkeye rowing crew won the women's portion of the Invitational.