Friday, June 01, 2007

Huskies Win Heat in Semi Finals

Washington won it's semi final heat today at the IRA. California upset Harvard in a very fast heat turning in the best time so for the event. The national championship race is tomorrow, and California, Harvard, and Washington will be the odds on favorites. The course record for the varsity eight on the Cooper where the IRA is held came in the 1999 grand final when California clocked a 5:23.60. Conditions of course vary from race to race and they have a direct bearing on the times turned in during each race.

Heat One

1. Washington 05:37.005
2. Princeton 05:38.251
3. Stanford 05:38.755

Heat Two

1. California 05:32.527
2. Harvard 05:32.795
3. Brown 05:33.798

Heat Three

1. Virginia 05:40.370
2. Boston U. 05:40.425
3. Syracuse 05:41.097

Heat Four

1. Navy 05:45.367
2. Georgetown 05:45.943
3. Penn 05:47.347

Grand Final Qualifiers for Saturday

Washington, Princeton, Stanford, California, Harvard, and Brown.

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