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Radcliffe Heavyweight 2V Bests Field on Day One of Clemson Invitational

The Black and White will be back in action tomorrow at the Clemson Invitational (OAC).

CLEMSON, S.C. – Harvard-Radcliffe heavyweight crew completed day one of the Clemson Invitational Saturday against some of the nation's top competition. The second varsity boat bested the field, winning by a half-length in a close race on Lake Hartwell. 

The first varsity clocked a time of 7:09.4 to finish third of seven teams in its first heat. Indiana won the session with a time of 7:05.8, followed closely by Washington State (7:06.6). Syracuse was nearly a boat length behind Harvard, followed by Wisconsin (7:14.4), Dartmouth (7:17.2) and Iowa (7:31.9).

The 2V won by 3.6 seconds with a time of 7:28.2, holding back Indiana, Washington State and Wisconsin in a logjam for second place. The Hoosiers clocked a time of 7:31.8, followed by the Cougars (7:32.1) and the Badgers (7:33.3). Syracuse (7:36.7), Iowa (7:50.7) and Dartmouth (8:00.4) rounded out the bottom three.  

The third varsity also recorded a win, upending Wisconsin by two seats after a rolling start. Radcliffe finished in 7:37.6 as the Badgers crossed in 7:38.3. Indiana ranked third after open water, clocking a time of 7:44.6.  

The varsity four also finished third, crossing in 8:28.7. The Black and White were edged to the finish line by Syracuse, who placed second (8:27.1). Wisconsin was ahead of the field by open water (8:19.5).

The Black and White continue competition at the Clemson Invitational tomorrow. Fans can watch the final 1000 meters of each race here.  

Results
Varsity 8
1. Indiana 7:05.8                    
2. Washington State 7:06.6                  
3. Harvard 7:09.4      
4. Syracuse 7:12.2      
5. Wisconsin 7:14.4    
6. Dartmouth 7:17.2  
7. Iowa 7:31.9 

Second Varsity
1. Harvard 7:28.2
2. Indiana 7:31.8          
3. Washington State 7:32.1
4. Wisconsin 7:33.3
5. Syracuse 7:36.7
6. Iowa            7:50.7
7. Dartmouth 8:00.4

Varsity Four
1. Wisconsin 8:19.5
2. Syracuse 8:27.1
3. Harvard 8:28.7
4. Washington State 8:36.0  
5. Iowa 8:41.3
6. Indiana 8:51.0
7. Dartmouth 8:55.7  

Third Varsity
1. Harvard 7:37.6
2. Wisconsin 7:38.3
3. Indiana 7:44.6
4. Syracuse 8:00.2
5. Iowa 8:06.6
6. Washington State 8:07.5 

Boatings
First Varsity
Coxswain: Greer Rosenbaum; Stroke: Bella Benduski; 7: Mary Carmack; 6: Jenna Gregoire; 5: Freddie Archibald; 4: Lauren Tracey; 3: Erin Slatery; 2: Deva Steketee; 1: Lizzy Fitzhenry

Second Varsity
Coxswain: Jenny Wong; Stroke: Katie Wilcox; 7: Kelly Bauer; 6: Kelsey Barolak; 5: Laura Bleeke; 4: Kelly Whelan; 3: Sofia Jonas; 2: Lize Flint; 1: Mimi Tanski

Varsity Four A
Coxswain: McKenna Kardish; 4: Abba Parker; 3: Emi Neitfeld; 2: Gen Mulligan; 1: Maura Church

Third Varsity
Coxswain: Victoria Lellis; Stroke: Maeve Hoffstot; 7: Emily Gaudiani; 6: Rose Traubert; 5: Corinne Bozzini; 4: Tori Basedow; 3: Lena Afeyan; 2: Sidney Hilker; 1: Maddy Berg