PRINCETON, N.J. – In its second outing of the young season, the MIT women's openweight crew team took to the waters of Lake Carnegie for the Princeton 3-Mile Chase today. The Engineers had both an A and a B crew in the Women's Varsity 8+ race.
MIT's A crew had a nearly identical finish to a year ago, coming in 32nd among the 52 entries with a time of 16:16.742. The Engineers were just a half a second behind a crew from Duke for 31st and less than five seconds away from crews from Brown and Boston University. MIT finished nearly five seconds ahead of the Rhode Island A crew while also bettering A crews from George Washington and Rutgers. MIT's B crew finished 48th with a time of 17:06.301. The Virginia A boat had the best time of the day, taking top honors with its 14:34.417 clocking.
MIT will race again next weekend when it takes to the waters of the Connecticut River in New Hampshire at the Dartmouth Green Monster in Hanover, N.H.
Coxswain Michelle Victora
Stroke Kristen Manning
Coxswain Joanna So
Stroke Katelyn Wolfenberger