Michigan First Varsity Eight Takes Home Boat of the Week Honor

April 15, 2014

Rosemont, Ill. -

Boat of the Week
Michigan First Varsity Eight

  • Boat consisting of coxswain Hannah Sherman, Amanda Elmore, Chrissy Holm, Jessica Eiffert, Bryna Oleshansky, Tara Foley, Emily Idoni, Shannon Winchell and Louisa Freeman bested two conference foes last weekend
  • Clocked a time of 6:34.6 in the morning session to defeat Minnesota by more than 15 seconds
  • Improved its time in the afternoon race by more than seven seconds, defeating No. 15 Wisconsin with a time of 6:27.3
  • Last Michigan Boat of the Week: First Varsity Four (April 9, 2013)

2014 Boats of the Week
March 18:            Wisconsin First Varsity Eight
March 25:            Iowa Second Varsity Four
April 1:                Ohio State Second Varsity Eight
April 8:                Ohio State First Varsity Eight
April 15:              Michigan First Varsity Eight