PHILADELPHIA -- No. 14 Penn was defeated by No, 8 Northeastern in the 47th Burk Cup regatta in the Schuylkill River as spring cup racing began for the Quakers.
In the Varsity Eight, the Huskies pulled away for a seven-second win to reclaim the Burk Cup after Penn had claimed victory in the past two meetings.
The Red and Blue raced to a win in the Varsity Four, crossing the finish line 1.3 seconds before Northeastern.
The Huskies earned a second win in the regatta with a 4.3-second win in the Secon Varsity.
1. Northeastern 5:43.9
2. Penn 5:50.9
Second Varsity Eight
1. Northeastern 5:46.9
2. Penn 5:51.2
1. Penn 'A' 6:34.9
2, Northeastern 6:36.23. Penn 'B' 6:49.1
The Quakers are back on the water April 9, rowing for the Childs Cup with Princeton and Columbia in Overpeck Park, N.J