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Dartmouth, Boston University In Town Saturday

Dartmouth, Boston University In Town Saturday

April 11, 2008

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Class of 1985 Cup will be at stake when Dartmouth, Boston University and Yale race on Saturday on the Housatonic River in Derby. The Bulldogs' varsity eight improved on their season-opening performance last weekend by cruising to a nearly 10-second victory over Cornell. Head coach Will Porter has been pleased with his team's development.

"This is one of the hardest working teams I have ever coached," he said. "They love mixing it up, and as a young group they are getting better and better every day. They are starting to settle into their line ups and finding more speed every outing. It's exciting to work with them. They are engaged and eager to get better. Practice is fun. Everyday I look forward to seeing what's next."

Yale's varsity remained second in this week's CRCA-US Rowing national poll. California is first and is one of three Pac-10 schools ranked in the top 10. Washington is fourth and USC is fifth.

Dartmouth is receiving votes. The Big Green's varsity finished second in a race with Northeastern and Boston College last weekend. Dartmouth finished just 1.9 seconds behind first-place Northeastern. The Big Green's second varsity, novice eight and varsity four all won their races.

Boston University's varsity eight has wins over Navy, George Washington and Syracuse on the season.

Yale's heavyweight men will be rowing Dartmouth as well. Action at the Gilder Boathouse gets under way at 8 a.m.

Race Schedule

8 a.m. - Heavyweight Second Varsity Eight
8:30 a.m. - Heavyweight Second Freshmen Four
8:45 a.m. - Women's First Novice Eight
9 a.m. - Heavyweight Freshmen Eight
9:15 a.m. - Women's Varsity Eight
9:30 a.m. - Heavyweight Varsity Eight
9:45 a.m. - Women's Second Varsity Eight
10:05 a.m. - Women's Third Varsity Four
10:25 a.m. - Women's Second Novice Four
10:45 a.m. - Third Varsity Four B

Yale Boatings

C: Mia Kanak
8: Taylor Ritzel
7: Christine Glandorf
6: Tess Gerrand
5: Jamie Redman
4: Alice Henly
3: Maren McCrea
2: Caroline Nash
1: Christina Person

C: Berkley Adrio
8: Katherine Adams
7: Cara Dermody
6: Jennie Hansen
5: Catherine Hart
4: Stephanie Madner
3: Emily Matykiewicz
2: Lee Glandorf
1: Rebecca Nadal

3V4 A
C: Alyssa Reyes
4: Suzanne Salgado
3: Karrin Weisenthal
2: Allix Wilde
1: Alexandra Thompson

3V4 B
C: Erin Haber
4: Mary Pat Wixted
3: Melissa King
2: Katherine Kazimer
1: Lilah Hume

3V4 C
4: Ryan McCarthy
3: Zoe Ballance
2: Laura Gottesdiener
1: Margaret Sullivan

C: Sarah Brownlee
8: Roxanne Carini
7: Amanda Grady
6: Lauren Ross
5: Hayden Mulligan
4: Mary Freeman
3: Mary Barrosse-Antle
2: Lily Blair
1: Jennifer Zeckendorf

C: Christina Lin
4: Lily Twining
3: Phoebe Hinton
2: Ariel Baker-Gibbs
1: Alexandra Cook

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