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F8 Wins as GW Men's Rowing Races Georgetown & Rutgers

GW returns to action next Sunday with a series of races against Navy and Columbia in Princeton, N.J. Racing beings at 11:00 a.m.

 
GW returns to action next Sunday with a series of races against Navy and Columbia in Princeton, N.J. Racing beings at 11:00 a.m.
 

April 28, 2013

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WASHINGTON - The George Washington men's rowing team returned to action with a trio of races against Georgetown and Rutgers on the Potomac River on Sunday morning.

Conditions were excellent with a slight head wind.

The Colonials' Freshmen 8 boat continued its impressive season with another victory on Sunday morning. GW, racing against the 3rd Varsity 8 boats of Georgetown and Rutgers, navigated the 2,000-meter course in 6:02.30, edging the Hoyas at the finish line. Georgetown finished in 6:05.90 followed by Rutgers in 6:18.20.

With the win, the Freshmen 8 boat has now won its last seven races after going 3-0 at both the George Washington Invitational and Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association (SIRA) Championships.

The Varsity 8 took second place in its race, finishing the course in 5:52.70. Georgetown took first place in 5:46.90 with Rutgers finishing in third place in 6:03.80.

The JV8 had a strong race, despite hitting a buoy at the 1,500-meter mark. The miscue allowed Georgetown to take the lead and win the race in 6:05.20. Rutgers finished in second in 6:10.20. The

Colonials finished just five seconds behind the Scarlet Knights, in 6:15.60.

GW returns to action next Sunday with a series of races against Navy and Columbia in Princeton, N.J. Racing beings at 11:00 a.m.

 

 

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