April 1, 2017

Second Varsity Eight Knocks Off California


April 1, 2017

Columbus, Ohio – The Second Varsity Eight claimed No. 2 Ohio State’s only win on the first day of the Pac-12 Challenge on Saturday in Redwood Shores, Calif. In the afternoon session against No. 1 California, the 2V8 clocked a time of 6:25.55 to win the head-to-head matchup by 3.35 seconds.

No. 4 Washington swept the morning session over Ohio State in the First Varsity Eight, Second Varsity Eight and First Varsity Four. Ohio State’s 1V4 registered a time of 7:23.3, the 1V8 finished in 6:31.4 and the 2V8 crossed the finish line with a time of 6:40.2.

In the afternoon session, Ohio State handed California’s 2V8 boat its first loss of the year, winning by more than three seconds. The Buckeyes’ 1V8 (6:18.99) and 1V4 (7:05.47) both bettered their times from the morning session by more than 12 seconds, each in losses.

Ohio State will close out the Pac-12 Challenge tomorrow with three races against No. 10 Stanford. Follow us on Twitter at @OhioState_WROW for live updates. 

Full Results
Morning Session
Washington: 6:21.6
Ohio State: 6:31.4 

Washington: 6:23.3
Ohio State: 6:40.2 

Washington: 7:09.1
Ohio State: 7:23.3 

Afternoon Session
California: 6:15.19
Ohio State: 6:18.99 

Ohio State: 6:25.55
California: 6:28.90 

California: 7:01.81
Ohio State: 7:05.47  

First Varsity Eight (Record | 2-2)
Morgan Hummel
Alice Riley
Anne Dietrich
Allyson Baker
Ida Kruse
Sandra Dinter
Rachel Engel
Stephanie Williams
Coxswain – Cassidy Jenney 

Second Varsity Eight (Record | 2-2)
Hanna Gottschalk
Kimberleigh Warriner
Catherine McNutt
Maddie Perrett
Chelsea Harpool
Bridget Schodorf
Cassandra Johnson
Annie Jachthuber
Coxswain – Anjali Fernandes 

First Varsity Four (2-2 | Record)
Stephanie Gase
Hannah Hites
Ashley Saba
Kaylee Koker
Coxswain – Helen Sudhoff