PRINCETON, N.J. - The Dartmouth crew teams were back on the water on Sunday (Oct. 28) at the annual Princeton Chase race hosted by the Princeton Tigers.
The Big Green had a good day highlighted by the two top 10 performances from the Dartmouth women. The Big Green took seventh place in the novice eight with a time of 16:23.163, trailing the winners from Virginia by just 7.55 seconds. The varsity four also took seventh place with a time of 16:33.861 trailing boats from Syracuse, Princeton and Cornell. Princeton's top boat took top honors with a time of 15:58.848. Dartmouth's varsity eight took 30th.
A 12th-place finish from the freshman eight paced the heavyweight men. The Big Green crew crossed the finish line with a time of 13:33.331 just 5.45 seconds off of the Princeton team that won the event with a time of 12:51.299. The Dartmouth eight crossed the line with a time of 13:07.345, good for 20th place.
In the lightweight competition Dartmouth's top boat took 17th place with a time of 13:21.062, 6.2 seconds off of Harvard who won the race with a time of 12:35.609. The freshman eight took 14th with a time of 13:40.20 and was the fourth lightweight boat to cross the line in the mixed race.
The Dartmouth crew teams close the fall slate with the annual Green Monster Freshman Invitational hosted by the Big Green on the Connecticut River on Saturday (Nov. 3).
Eight + (A): 13:07.345 (20th)
Eight + (B): 14:25.580 (46th)
Freshman Eight +: 13:33.331 (12th)
Four + (B): 14:52.990 (30th)
Four + (A): 15:02.234 (32nd)
Four +(C): 15:06.102 (36th)
Eight+: 13:21.062 (17th)
Freshman Eight +: 13:40.202 (14th)
Four + (A): 15:06.925 (20th)
Four + (B): 15:37.142 (24th)
Four + (C): 16:24.691 (29th)
Eight+ (A): 14:59.274 (30th)
Eight + (B): 15:12.965 (34th)
Novice Eight +: 16:23.163 (7th)
Four + (A): 16:33.861 (7th)
Four + (B): 17:02.807 (18th)
Four + (C): 17:27.973 (24th)
Freshman Eight +: Cox: Julie Sussman, Stroke: Brad Plunkett, 7-Eliot Harper, 6-Ben Vihstadt, 5-Max Gibson, 4-Josh Schoenbart, 3-Eddie Harvey, 2-Nick Pugliaresi 1-Gates Lucas