LEONIA, N.J. – The Dartmouth women’s crew team continued its season-opening weekend with races against Ivy League foe, Columbia, and Northeastern on Overpeck Lake in Leonia, N.J. on Sunday (April 7).

The Big Green’s second varsity eight picked up its second consecutive win with a commanding 10 second win over Columbia with a time of 6:38.1. Columbia placed second with a time of 6:48.2 while Northeastern was third with a time of 6:55.1.

Dartmouth’s second varsity four also picked up its second straight win against the host Lions and Huskies. The Big Green crew won with a time of 7:39.4, which was eight seconds ahead of the second-place crew from Columbia.

The first varsity eight, along with the rest of the crews, raced in tough conditions with a cross tailwind and choppy waters making for unfavorable conditions. Dartmouth’s top boat was challenging Northeastern for second place with 350 meters left in the race and caught a boat stopping crab which allowed the Huskies to take second place. Dartmouth finished third with a time of 6:53.6.

In the first varsity four, Columbia dominated the race from start to finish, crossing the finish line with a time of 7:26.4.The battle for second and third was neck-and-neck, but the Big Green pulled out runner-up honors with a time of 7:42.8, three seconds ahead of Northeastern.

Dartmouth will travel to Cambridge, Mass. next weekend to challenge Yale, Boston University and Clemson. The races against Yale and Boston University will be for the Class of 1985 Cup.

Results
First Varsity Eight

Columbia

6:28.9

Northeastern

6:41.3

Dartmouth

6:53.6

 Second Varsity Eight

Dartmouth

6:38.1

Columbia

6:48.2

Northeastern

6:55.1

 First Varsity Four

Columbia

7:26.4

Dartmouth

7:42.8

Northeastern

7:45.5

Second Varsity Four

Dartmouth

7:39.4

Columbia

7:47.9

Northeastern

7:56.7

Dartmouth Lineups
First Varsity Eight
C Carly Rauh
8 Molly Reckford
7 Eva Munday
6 Abby Stevenson
5 Morgan Weller
4 Kelly Kennedy
3 Anna Harty
2 Annie Gardner
1 Sarah Rutter

Second Varsity Eight
C Bianca Jackson
8 Lilly Fleischmann
7 Caroline Allan
6 Juliet Hollingsworth
5 Abby Thornburg
4 Margo Cox
3 Maya Schechter
2 Lexie Lynn
1 Gianna Guarino

First Varsity Four
C Janine Jablonski
4 Molly Leen
3 Molly Lyons
2 Lela McCrea
1 Lauren Dahlberg-Seeth

Second Varsity Four
C Mackenzie Garrity
4 Kate Hamilton
3 Catherine Most
2 Sarah McGowan
1 Caroline Estill