April 17, 2004

Princeton Defeats Yale Varsity 8 at Eisenberg Cup

April 17, 2004

The Elis lost to Princeton in the Varsity 8 Race in the Eisenberg Cup regatta, held in New Jersey. Still, the Bulldogs were victorious in the 2nd Varsity 8 and the Varsity 4 race.

In the Varsity Eights, Princeton beat out the Bulldogs by just over three seconds, rowing a time of 6:14.4 to Yale's 6:17.8 in tail wind and current and a light chop. The Elis earned a close win in the 2nd Varsity Eights, finishing in 6:31.2 to Princeton's 6:34.

In the Varsity Four race, Yale A was first with a time of 7:25.7, while Princeton finished second in 7:31.2. The Yale B team rounded out the race, clocking a 7:58.6.

In the Novice 8 race, Princeton defeated the Elis with first and second place finishes of 6:37.8 and 7:04.1. Yale came in third with a time of 7:06.9.

The women's crew team will return home next weekend to host Radcliffe in Derby.