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April 14, 1999

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State crew team will race in their final home regatta of the season Saturday, April 17 as they host Michigan and Notre Dame.

The Buckeyes will square off against Michigan for the third time in four events this spring. The Wolverines bettered the Buckeyes at the San Diego Classic on March 27, finishing 5th to Ohio States 10th in the Whittier Cup.

On April 3, at Ohio States first home event, the two teams were 1-1 against each other in the Varsity 4 race. Although the teams did not race against each other in the Varsity 8 race, Ohio States time of 7:13.00 was better than the Wolverines 7:15.38. The Buckeyes did not race against Michigan last week at Iowa, although both teams were at the duels.

This weekends event marks the first meeting for Ohio State with Notre Dame.

The meet will begin at 11:00 a.m. with the 2nd Novice race and conclude after the Varsity 8 race at 12:20. All races will be held at the Griggs Reservoir on the Scioto River.