WORCESTER, Mass. – The No. 8 Dartmouth lightweight rowing team competed in the 2016 Eastern Sprints Regatta on Lake Quinsigamond on Sunday.
The Big Green finished in ninth place overall with 11 points, leaving a rather big gap between them and MIT in 10th (5 points).
Dartmouth placed fifth in the first heat of the second varsity (6:41.500). The Big Green went on to take fifth in the first heat of the third varsity (6:49.967), completing the event just eight seconds behind Georgetown (6:41.443).
In the first heat of the varsity eight, Dartmouth was fourth (6:21.494), leaving three seconds between it and Georgetown (6:24.569), which placed fifth.
The Big Green improved on their time from the morning in the Petite Final of the second varsity, finishing in third place (6:12.044), just seven tenths of a second ahead of MIT (6:12.769).
In the Petite Final of the third varsity, Dartmouth took third (6:41.696), completing the course behind Georgetown (6:29.905) and Columbia (6:19.059).
The Green came in second in the Petite Final of the varsity eight (6:02.401), leaving less than four seconds between it and Harvard (5:58.520) in first. They also out-finished Georgetown (6:05.211) by three seconds and MIT (6:07.497) by five.
Next up for Dartmouth will be the IRA Regatta on June 5.