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Savarese Named Stroke in Oxford Blue Boat

LONDON – Former Harvard-Radcliffe heavyweight crew standout Laura Savarese '13 has been selected to the Oxford Blue Boat for this year's Newton Women's Boat Race. Savarese will sit in the stroke seat.

The Newton Women's Boat Race is an annual contest between the rowing crews from Oxford and Cambridge universities. The 2014 version will be held Sunday, March 30 at 11 a.m. ET.

A two-time CRCA Scholar-Athlete, Savarese rowed in the fifth and sixth seat for the first and second varsity as a senior, recording five wins and a second-place finish at the NCAA Women's Rowing Championships Petite Final.  

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