ITHACA, N.Y. - Fresh off their wins at EARC Sprints last weekend, the Penn heavyweight freshman 8 and varsity 4 both took out Cornell Friday, while the varsity 8fell to the Big Red in Ithaca.It was the cup race finale for Penn and the team's final race before the IRA regatta.
The varsity 8 was 2.7 seconds back of Cornell, finishing in 5:55.9. The freshman 8 highlighted the series, cruising to a 12-second win in 5:58.4 with the Big Red behind in 6:10.6. The varsity 4 continued its success with a two-second victory in 6:32.5.
Penn will finish the season next weekend at the IRA Regatta. The championships start June 1 on the Cooper River Lake in Camden, N.J.