OAK RIDGE, Tenn.—The Barry rowing team captured a third-place finish in the varsity 8+ finals of the SIRA Championships on Sunday.
On Saturday, the women’s varsity 4+ competed for the Bucs and posted a time of 08:20.91, securing fifth place in the race. Also, on Saturday, the Barry Varsity 8+ boat took the water and won the race with at time of 06:51.80.
The final race for the varsity 4+ on Saturday resulted in a second-place finish for the Buccaneers with a time of 08:13.32. The only team to best Barry in the race was the Murray St. Racers with a time of 08:00.80.
To conclude Saturday, the varsity 8+ team competed in the AB Semifinals and finished second with a time of 06:47.02. The Buccaneers only lost to Mercyhurst by 06.02 seconds.
On day two of the SIRA Championships, the varsity 4+ boat qualified for the C Finals and took a time of 08:41.12 to finish sixth in the race.
The final race for the Bucs was the A Finals for the varsity 8+. Also, in the race were conference foes Florida Tech and Nova Southeastern. Barry beat both the SSC team in the A Finals and Finished third with a time of 07:09.40. In the finals, both Mercyhurst and Grand Valley St. had better times than Barry.
The next action for the Bucs is this weekend in the SSC Regatta on Saturday, April 24.
Rowing Takes Third in the SIRA Championship
Posted On : April 19, 2010