WEST WINDSOR, N.J. -- Barry University's varsity 8 crew finished fourth in the repechage round of the NCAA Division II Championships Saturday at Lake Mercer.
The Buccaneers 8+ crew of coxswain Grace Horwitz, stroke Kristina Boncheva, Kelly Harrison, Renee Forcier, Kasia Walentynowicz, Mandy Carper, Helene Pierre, Courtney Greene and Rebekah Kilroy finished the 2,000-meter course in 7:07.60 in the semifinals.
Mercyhurst posted the top time in the race in 6:49.38. Western Washington was second in 6:49.63, roughly a second ahead of third place Central Oklahoma, who finished in 7:19.27.
The Bucs will race in the Petite Final Sunday at 9:15 a.m. against Central Oklahoma for fifth and sixth place.
Follow the results via: http://cfpitiming.com/liveresults/2012_Outdoor/NCAA_rowing_2012/
NCAA Rowing Championships 2012 - 5/25/2012 to 5/27/2012
Lake Mercer in West Windsor, NJ
Event 2 Women 2000 Meter Dash Eights Grand Division II
Name Prelims Semis
1 Mercyhurst, 1 6:56.65 6:49.38Q
2 W. Washington U, 1 6:56.41 6:49.63Q
3 Central Oklahoma, 1 7:19.27 6:50.94Q
4 Barry, 1 7:24.43 7:07.60Q
1 Humboldt State, 1 6:53.55 q
2 Nova SE, 1 6:53.89 q