April 6, 2013
Site: Columbus, Ohio (Griggs Reservoir, Scioto River)
Event: Ohio State Invitational
First Varsity Eight Finish: Notre Dame 6:53.50, #8 Michigan 6:54.03; #8 Michigan 7:18.70, Tennessee 7:33.85
Next U-M Event: Saturday, April 13 -- vs. Ohio State and Indiana (Belleville Lake), 9 a.m.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The eight-ranked University of Michigan women's rowing team won 11 of the 14 races at the 2013 Ohio State Invitational held today (Saturday, April 6) at the Griggs Reservoir on the Scioto River. The Wolverines swept the 1V4, 2V4, 1N8, 2N8 races and split the 1V8, 2V8 and 3V4 races against Notre Dame, Tennessee and Ohio State.
Michigan won five of the seven races during the morning session. The Wolverines suffered setbacks in the 1V8 and 2V8 races against the Irish, with the differential between the 1V8 boats being 0.53 seconds. U-M defeated ND in head-to-head races with the 1V4 and 2V4 boats. In addition, the Wolverines defeated the Irish and the Buckeyes in the 3V4, 1N8 and 2N8 races.
In the afternoon session, Michigan won six of the seven races, including all four against Tennessee. The Wolverines defeated the Volunteers by a wide margin in the 1V8, 2V8, 1V4 and 2V4 races, with the closest differential being nine seconds. Michigan won both novice races against Notre Dame and Ohio State, while placing second and third to the Buckeyes in the 3V4 race.
The Wolverines have won 24 of their 27 races so far this season. Michigan will host Ohio State and Indiana next Saturday (April 13) at Belleville Lake. The races between the Wolverines, Buckeyes and Hoosiers will begin at 9 a.m.
Following are the results from today's races:
1V8: Notre Dame (6:53.50), Michigan (6:54.03)
2V8: Notre Dame (7:07.97), Michigan (7:18.05)
1V4: Michigan (7:58.72), Notre Dame (8:15.61)
2V4: Michigan (8:14.84), Notre Dame (8:34.90)
3V4: Michigan 1 (8:13.44), Ohio State (8:23.02), Michigan 2 (8:29.62), Notre Dame (8:31.88)
Freshmen/Novice 8: Michigan (7:36.80), Notre Dame (7:42.42), Ohio State (7:47.82)
Second Freshmen/Novice 8: Michigan (7:25.94), Notre Dame (7:57.70), Ohio State (7:59.09)
1V8: Michigan (7:18.70), Tennessee (7:33.85)
2V8: Michigan (7:26.80), Tennessee (7:35.20)
1V4: Michigan (8:08.0), Tennessee (8:37.75)
2V4: Michigan (8:28.20), Tennessee (8:48.90)
3V4: Ohio State (8:29.60), Michigan 1 (8:35.81), Michigan 2 (8:37.30), Notre Dame (8:50.33)
Freshmen/Novice 8: Michigan (7:37.31), Notre Dame (7:46.32), Ohio State (7:50.52)
Second Freshmen/Novice 8: Michigan (7:34.0), Ohio State (7:55.1), Notre Dame (8:07.01)
First Novice: Emma Knorps (Cox), Nora Shepard (Stroke), Adena Coste, Terese Jenks, Arielle Sanders, Bridget Karsten, Catherine Sprague-Manrow, Hannah Graham, Reilly Jones
Second Novice: Dani Cipinko (Coxswain), Halli Travers (Stroke), Emma Burke, Sarah Chen, Kelly Hilk, Luna Archey, Maddie Shields/Emily Ritsema, Alex Trecha, Anna Anthony (Bow)
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