Men’s Rowing Finishes 10th Overall at IRA Championship

WEST WINDSOR, NJ – Helped by the third varsity eight’s Petite Final victory, the Boston University men’s rowing team finished 10th overall in the James Ten Eyck standings at the IRA Championship Sunday morning on Lake Mercer.

Competing against 23 other crews, the Terriers finished with 169 points, just four behind Cornell. Yale placed first at 283 points with Cal (272) and Washington (255) rounding out the top three.

BU had three boats take to the water Sunday with the second varsity eight also racing in a Petite Final, recording a fourth-place result. The varsity eight boat finished runner-up in its 3rd Level Final.

The 3V8 boat coxed by Peter Adams and stroked by Owen Loeb led by more than a second through the first 500 meters and never trailed the rest of the way to win its Petite Final at 6:12.005 and finish seventh overall by 2.4 seconds ahead of Princeton (6:14.419). Navy took third at 6:15.959 with Syracuse, Cornell and Penn rounding out the list.

In the other Petite Final, the 2V8 boat coxed by Matt Murphy and stroked by Harrison Steck was in fifth at the midway point. The Terriers though the fastest split over the next 500 meters out of the six boats to overtake Cornell and place fourth at 6:11.863, 1.8 seconds behind Wisconsin (6:09.997) and 2.5 seconds ahead of the Big Red (6:14.405). Harvard won at 6:02.389 ahead of Syracuse (6:07.223).

During the 3rd Level Final race, the V8 coxed by William Mulhall and stroked by Bowen de Gouw faced an early deficit against Stanford with Drexel just 0.1 second behind through the first 500 meters. The Terriers and Cardinal pulled away from the other crews and battled back and forth to the end with BU coming up 2.2 seconds short at 5:59.464 with Penn finishing third at 6:01.342. Drexel took fourth ahead of Temple and Columbia.

SUNDAY RESULTS

Varsity Eight 3rd Level Final (Places 13-18)
1) Stanford – 5:57.220
2) Boston University – 5:59.464
3) Penn – 6:01.342
4) Drexel – 6:01.620
5) Temple – 6:04.700
6) Columbia – 6:08.1616

Second Varsity Eight Petite Final (Places 7-12)
1) Harvard – 6:02.389
2) Syracuse – 6:07.223
3) Wisconsin – 6:09.97
4) Boston University – 6:11.863
5) Cornell – 6:14.405
6) Drexel – 6:18.141

Third Varsity Eight Petite Final (Places 7-12)
1) Boston University – 6:12.005
2) Princeton – 6:14.419
3) Navy – 6:15.959
4) Syracuse – 6:17.445
5) Cornell – 6:17.449
6) Penn – 6:21.055

Ten Eyck Top-10 Standings
1) Yale – 283
2) Cal – 272
3) Washington – 255
4) Brown – 247
5) Dartmouth – 241
6) Harvard – 236
7) Syracuse – 217
8) Princeton – 207
9) Cornell – 173
10) Boston University – 169

LINEUPS

V8
Cox: William Mulhall
Stroke: Bowen de Gouw
7: Elliott Jenkins
6: Paul Seiters
5: Luke Brady
4: Timothy Nothnagel
3: Alex von Schwerdtner
2: Friedrich Amelingmeyer
Bow: Nicholas Ringelstein

2V8
Cox: Matt Murphy
Stroke: Harrison Steck
7: Ethan Feldman
6: Jonathan Cameron
5: Trainer Unsworth
4: Andrea Garbo
3: Alexander Jastremski
2: Gabriel Stekl
Bow: Stefan Scornavacca

3V8
Cox: Peter Adams
Stroke: Owen Loeb
7: Hurst Thompson
6: Marino Kerler
5: Alexander Delida
4: Esben Kok
3: Benjamin Hunnewell
2: Dylan Fagiani
Bow: Tucker Thomas

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