Women's Rowing Finishes Third at Dale England Cup

Dale England Cup Results (PDF)

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Penn women's rowing team had three boats compete at the inaugural Dale England Cup, which was hosted Saturday by Indiana University and feature the Quakers, the Hoosiers, Michigan, Michigan State, and Louisville. After bad conditions stalled any racing on Friday, all boats went out twice Saturday for competition on the 2,000-meter course at Riddle Point Park on Lake Lemon.

Overall, Penn finished third with 141 team points. Michigan State rolled to the team title with 256 points, followed by Louisville with 189 points. Indiana was fourth behind the Quakers with 134 points.

The varsity eight finished third in both of it races, falling to No.5 Michigan State and Louisville but defeating Indiana. The Quakers clocked 6:58.2 in the morning and 7:11.9 in the afternoon.

The second varsity eight improved from fourth to third during the day, clocking 7:11.5 in the morning but shaving more than six seconds off that time in the afternoon. The varsity 4 also improved in placement during the day, finishing fourth in the morning but third in the afternoon.

Penn isback in action next weekend, facing Syracuse and Northeastern for the Orange Challenge Cup. This year's races will be hosted by Syracuse and take place on Onondage Lake.

Varsity 4

MORNING: Michigan 7:36.0; Michigan State 7:41.9; Louisville 7:57.4; Penn 8:00.5; Indiana 8:23.8

AFTERNOON: Michigan 7:44.8; Michigan state 7:50.8; Penn 8:09.9; Louisville 8:20.7; Indiana 8:29.7

Cox – R. Pattison; 4 – S. Madden; 3 – B. Braun; 2 – M. Gilley; 1 – K. Johnson

Second Varsity 8

MORNING: Michigan State 6:54.7; Louisville 7:03.7; Indiana 7:05.5; Penn 7:11.5

AFTERNOON: Michigan State 6:53.6; Penn 7:05.0; Louisville 7:06.5; Indiana 7:06.7

Cox – L. Caffrey; 8 – L. Fitzgerald; 7 – M. King; 6 – C. Mehaffey-Coy; 5 – L. Hathaway; 4 – K. Ellison; 3 – J. Ritchie; 2 – N. Bedos; 1 – A. Matta

Varsity 8

MORNING: Michigan State 6:40.8; Louisville 6:48.2; Penn 6:58.2; Indiana 7:03.8

AFTERNOON: Michigan State 6:51.4; Louisville 6:59.5 ;Penn 7:11.9; Indiana 7:14.4

Cox – C. Sloane; 8 - L. Donald; 7 – M. Rieck; 6 – K. Haneman; 5 – R. Donald; 4 – J. Drossner; 3 – N. Ashbridge; 2 – K. Purdy; 1 – K. Burke

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