Club sports roundup
Last Sunday the Carnegie Mellon rowing club competed at the University Rowing Association Championship Regatta. The event was held at Lake Arthur in Moraine State Park outside of Pittsburgh and attended by the club rowing teams of the University Athletic Association.
The Carnegie Mellon women came in third place overall with a score of 53.5 points. The winning women’s team was Washington University in St. Louis with 105 points. Coming in second with 70.5 points was the University of Rochester.
Outstanding performances on the women’s side were first-place finishes by the open pair’s A team with a time of 8:31.4 and the novice four-plus team with a time of 7:48.0. Finishing in third place for the women were the lightweight team with a time of 8:31.2 and the varsity four-plus team with a time of 8:26.8. The women’s varsity eight-plus team finished fourth with a time of 7:27.8 for Carnegie Mellon.
The Tartan men finished fourth overall with 23 points. Washington University took home first-place with 98 points. The University of Rochester finished second and the University of Chicago came in third with 92 and 30 points respectively.
Highlights of the men’s races were the open pair’s A team first- place finish with a time of 7:33.2 and the varsity four-plus team’s fourth-place finish with a time of 7:28.2.
Due to standing water at Boyce Field, last Saturday and Sunday’s three-game series against Kent State University were postponed. The Tartans are back in action this weekend at Robert Morris University.