Bucs Rowing 4th in NCAA Semifinals

Bucs Rowing 4th in NCAA Semifinals
Barry finished fourth in the NCAA Division II semifinals Saturday, and will race for fifth place Sunday morning. Photo by Bridget Lyons

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