PHILADELPHIA The University of Pennsylvania women’s crew team took two victories on Saturday on the Schuylkill River. Penn picked up victories over Georgetown and MIT in the morning, while defeating George Washingtonin the afternoon.
In the morning, the varsity eight and second varsity eight, finished first and second, respectively. The varsity eight placed first in a time of 6:27.4. The second varsity eight came in second at 6:27.9.
Penn was also victorious in the novice four and the novice eight. The novice four finished in a time of 7:38.3. The novice eight placed first with a time of 6:46.0.
In the afternoon, the Penn varsity eight and junior varsity eight finished first and second, respectively, again. The varsity eight clocked in at 6:34.9, and the second varsity finished at 6:36.4.
The Penn novice eight took first at a time of 6:47.1. The second novice eight came in second at 7:03.2.
Next Saturday, Penn competes in the Orange Challenge Cup versus Northeastern and Syracuse on Schuylkill River.