Ohio State Bring Home Fifth-Place NCAA Championships Finish

June 1, 2006

2006 NCAA Women's Rowing Championships
Finn Caspersen Rowing Center
Mercer Lake; West Windsor, NJ

Ohio State posted the best finish of the four Big Ten squads at the 2006 NCAA Women's Rowing Championships last weekend with a fifth-place overall finish and 52 points overall. Michigan State finished sixth overall (40 points), followed by Wisconsin in eighth place (30 points). Minnesota's First Varsity Eight was the lone squad to compete for the Gophers and finished second in the Petite Final with a time of 6:48.52.

Division I Fours Petite Final Results
1. Princeton: 07:49.34
2. Wisconsin: 07:53.41
3. Stanford: 07:57.03
4. Yale: 07:57.68
5. Notre Dame: 08:01.96
6. Tennessee: 08:03.43

Division I Fours Grand Final Results
1. Brown: 07:41.103
2. California: 07:45.35
3. Ohio State: 07:45.78
4. Washington State: 07:46.09
5. Washington: 07:49.33
6. Michigan State: 07:54.03

Division I Second Eights Petite Final Results
1. Michigan State: 06:57.22
2. Washington: 06:58.82
3. Stanford: 07:00.38
4. Yale: 07:03.45
5. Tennessee: 07:04.68
6. Notre Dame: 07:05.00
Michigan State Boatings: Katie Bitz, Kate Williamson, Kathy Syrowik, Suzanna Buzzell, Christie Daiss, Jenna Peters, Ashley Johnson, Sarah Schmidt, Abby Wieber, Head Coach: Matt Weise

Division I Second Eights Grand Final Results
1. Brown: 06:48.76
2. California: 06:54.37
3. Wisconson: 06:54.66
4. Ohio State: 06:55.96
5. Washington State: 06:56.07
6. Princeton: 07:00.47

Division I First Eights Petite Final Results 
1. Notre Dame: 06:47.54
2. Minnesota: 06:48.52
3. Washington: 06:49.14
4. Yale: 06:49.66
5. Southern California: 06:51.16
6. UCLA: 06:56.31
7. Stanford: 07:02.36

Division I First Eights Grand Final Results

1. Princeton: 06:36.85
2. California: 06:43.26
3. Brown: 06:43.52
4. Washington State: 06:48.60
5. Ohio State: 06:49.31
6. Michigan State: 06:51.22

Final Team Standings
1. California 66
2. Brown 66
3. Princeton 56
4. Washington State 52
5. Ohio State 52
6. Michigan State 40
7. Washington 33
8. Wisconsin 28
9. Notre Dame 22
10. Yale 21
11. Stanford 21
12. Tennessee 11

Ties in team scoring are broken by finish in Eights