Michigan State First Varsity Eight Earns Boat of the Week Honor

April 25, 2017

Boat of the Week

First Varsity Eight, Michigan State

  • Collected a pair of first-place finishes on the weekend on the Charles River in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Boat comprised of coxswain Hannah Worth, Brianna Higgins, Meaghan Faucher, Monica Hessler, Mikayla Russell, Nicole Marek, Brook Edgar, Lindsey Klei and Becca Uebele posted a time of 6:25.6, crossing the finish line three-tenths of a second ahead of Northeastern, 15 seconds ahead of UMass and 23 seconds ahead of Boston University in its come-from-behind victory on Saturday
  • Earned a first-place result on Sunday, crossing the finish line four seconds ahead of No. 16 Harvard/Radcliffe and 19 seconds ahead of Boston College
  • Last Michigan State Boat of the Week: Michigan State First Varsity Four (April 24, 2012)

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

April 18: Ohio State Second Varsity Four

April 25: Michigan State First Varsity Eight