Varsity Eight to Race in Petite Final

Varsity Eight to Race in Petite Final
Marcos Carzolio. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

CAMDEN, N.J. – Yale's varsity eight will race in Saturday's petite final after finishing fifth in the semifinal on the second day of competition at the IRA National Championships.  The Yale second varsity will also row in tomorrow's petite final after finishing fifth in a seven-boat semifinal.  The freshman eight and varsity four will row in the third-level finals.

Varsity Eight Semifinal

1. Harvard 5:25.889
2. Washington 5:27.607
3. Wisconsin 5:30.714
4. Stanford 5:31.346
5. Yale 5:39.469
6. Georgetown 5:50.271


In the second of two second-varsity heats Yale also finished fifth.  Harvard finished first with a time of 5:41.800, and while no other times were recorded the finishing order was: Wisconsin (2nd), Princeton (3rd), Brown (4th), Yale (5th), Penn (6th) and Dartmouth (7th).

Full race results can be found here.

The varsity will race tomorrow at noon, the second varsity at 10:15 a.m. and the varsity four at 7:45 a.m.  The freshman eight will race at 9:21 a.m.  A full race schedule is available here.


Spectators will be able to watch racing online tomorrow by clicking here.

Report filed by Yale Sports Publicity

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