April 16, 2011

No. 6 Brown Wins Three on First Day of Lake Natoma Invitational

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Facing some of the best competition from across the country, No. 6 Brown boasts three victories after day one of the Lake Natoma Invitational, co-hosted by Cal Berkeley and Sacramento State. The Bear varsity eight, second varsity eight and varsity four all posted top times at the West Coast meet in races against Tennessee and Sacramento State. 

The varsity eight won its flight, posting the fourth-fastest time overall, finishing in 6:31.05. The Bears opened up a big lead and finished 10 seconds ahead of second-place Tennessee. The second varsity was victorious in its flight with a time of 6:39.20 and also finished 10 seconds ahead of Tennessee. 

The varsity four made it three wins in three races for Brown in the morning session, claiming the top spot in its flight in a tightly contested bout with the Lady Vols. The Bears were able to hold off Tennessee and finish with a time of 7:18.08.

Brown will be back in action tomorrow afternoon in the final day of the Invitational.