April 30, 2011

No. 6 Brown Retains Nat & Anne Case Cup

Bears Win All Five Races

Complete Results

DERBY, Conn. – The sixth-ranked Brown women's crew retained the Nat & Anne Case Cup by winning five races over No. 8 Yale Saturday on the Housatonic River.

Brown's varsity eight edged Yale by a little over five seconds, 6:04.40 to 6:09.80.

The margin of victory was similar for the Bears in the second varsity. Brown crossed the line in 6:06.30, a little less than five seconds faster than the Bulldogs.

In the varsity four, Brown won by seven seconds, 6:50.40 to 6:57.40.

The Bears also were victorious in the third varsity eight and second varsity four.

The Bulldogs are now off until the Eastern Sprints on May 15 in Camden, N.J.

Report filed by Tim Bennett, Yale Sports Publicity