Lightweight Varsity Eight Boat Ranked 12th by USRowing

April 25, 2007

PITTSBURGH - Coach Joe Setting has had a pretty good week. Saturday, the Duquesne rowing crew finished an all-time best third place at the Atlantic 10 Rowing Championships. Today it was announced for the second week in a row, the Duquesne rowing team has a boat that is nationally ranked. USRowing has ranked the Dukes Lightweight Varsity Eight boat 12th in their latest pool. This is up three spots from last week's pool.

The crew will be racing in the 34th Annual Governor's Cup Saturday April 28 at the University of Charleston. Twelve to fifteen teams are expected including Carnegie Mellon University, Case Crew, Cleveland State University, Denison University, John Carroll University, Ohio University, Virginia Tech, Xavier University, Robert Morris University, and the University of Charleston.

USRowing Collegiate Poll

Team (Points)
1. Princeton University (159)
2. University of Wisconsin (153)
3. Stanford University (143)
4. Georgetown University (135)
5. Radcliffe (127)
6. University of Central Florida (112)
7. University of Buffalo (98)
8. Bucknell University (94)
9. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (92)
10. University of Dayton (84)
11. University of California (58)
12. Duquesne University (57)
13. Lehigh (54)
14. University of Massachusetts (51)
15. Loyola Marymount University (46)

Others Receiving Votes:
Temple University (40)
The Ohio State University (29)
Marist College (13)
Penn State University (8)
University of Rhode Island (6)




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