Brown Dominates Radcliffe on Charles River

Brown Dominates Radcliffe on Charles River

March 31, 2007

Cambridge, MA - Once again, the No. 3 ranked Bears demonstrated their strength and depth, as they breezed by Radcliffe on Saturday morning on the Charles River. The Bears won all five races, improving their record to 3-0 on the season, while Radcliffe falls to 0-1.

Although the Bears got off to a slow start in the varsity eight race, they were able to come back and turn it into a 3.8 second victory. Brown crossed the line in 6:40.4 as Radfliffe came in behind with a 6:44.2.

In the second varsity race, Brown defeated Radcliffe by 3.1 seconds. Although the Black and White rowed aggressively in the first half of the race, the Bears were able to pull ahead and stay there in the final 1,500 meters and get the win. The Bears came in at 6:53.6 and Radcliffe finished in 6:56.7.

In the third varsity A race, Brown "A" won in 7:29.0, as Brown "B" followed behind with a 7:31.1. Radcliffe's "A" crew came in third, finishing with a 7:39.8. In the third varsity B race, Brown "C" placed first, crossing the line at 7:55.3. Radcliffe's "B" came in second with 8:01.7 followed by Radcliffe "C" at 8:21.4.

In the novice eight race, the Bears smoked the Black and White, as they crossed the line at 7:03.5. Radcliffe finished way behind, with a 7:31.1.

Brown is back in action on Saturday, April 7, as they challenge Rutgers.