Bucs Rowing 4th in NCAA Semifinals

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