PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - The Dartmouth women's crew team dropped a close race against Princeton for the Class of 1984 Cup contested on the Schuylkill River on Saturday (April 21).

Princeton, who has won the Class of 1984 Cup since 1986, crossed the finish line with a time of 6:45.4, just ahead of the Big Green who crossed with a time of 6:52.3. The Quakers rounded out the race with a time of 7:04.4

The Big Green also took second in the varsity four race. Princeton claimed top honors with a 7:58.2, the only crew to post a sub eight-minute time. Dartmouth was next with a time of 8:16.5 just ahead of the Penn crew who crossed with a time of 8:19.6.

Dartmouth placed third in the second varsity eight race with a time of 7:08.6, just 3.5 seconds behind second place Penn. Princeton won the race with a time of 6:53.6.

The Big Green's second varsity four boat came in third with a time of 8:33.5, trailing both Princeton and Penn.

Dartmouth will host its lone home race next weekend when it welcomes Cornell to Hanover, N.H. on Saturday (April 28). The Big Green and Cornell crews will race for the Parent Cup.


First Varsity Eight
1. Princeton - 6:45.4
2. Dartmouth - 6:52.3
3. Penn - 7:04.4

Second Varsity Eight
1. Princeton - 6:53.6
2. Penn -7:05.1
3. Dartmouth - 7:08.6

First Varsity Four
1. Princeton - 7:58.2
2. Dartmouth - 8:16.5
3. Penn - 8:19.6

Second Varsity Four
1. Princeton -8:05.2
2. Penn -8:11.7
3. Dartmouth - 8:33.5

Dartmouth Lineups
First Varsity Eight+:
Cox: Sarah Kler, Stroke: Anna Harty, 7-Hayley Daniell, 6-Juliet Hollingsworth, 5-Lilly Maguire, 4-Jamie Chapman, 3-Louisa Harrison, 2-Sarah Rutter, 1-Sarah Cohan

Second Varsity Eight +: Cox: Carly Rauh, Stroke: Hannah Jeton, 7- Kelly Kennedy, 6-Mary Reckford, 5-Ellen Sandmeyer 4-Maya Schechter, 3-Abby Thornburg 2-Margo Cox, 1-Annie Gardner.

First Varsity Four +: Cox: Bianca Jackson, Stroke: Lilly Fleischmann, 3-Gianna Guarino 2-Emily Jordan, 1-Heather Oudheusden

Second Varsity Four+: Cox: Gabrielle Mezochow, Stroke:Rebecca Gollub, 3-Tory Wallace, 2-Molly Leen, 1-Lisa Luo