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IU rowing wins two races in Columbus on Saturday

<p>IU&#x27;s women&#x27;s rowing team smiles at the crowd June 2, 2019, at Eagle Creek Park. The Hoosiers competed in Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday.</p>

IU's women's rowing team smiles at the crowd June 2, 2019, at Eagle Creek Park. The Hoosiers competed in Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday.

IU rowing competed in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday against Big Ten schools including Ohio State, Michigan, Michigan State and Iowa, along with Oregon State University.

The morning session of races began at 9:20 a.m. IU came in third place during the first novice 8 against Michigan and Iowa with a time of 7:27.74, second in the second varsity 4 against Ohio State with a time of 8:01.75 and second in the first varsity 4 against Michigan and Iowa with a time of 7:43.02.

IU completed the morning session with a third place finish in the second varsity 8 against Iowa and Michigan with a time of 7:05.50 and second in the first varsity 8 against Michigan and Iowa with a time of 6:45.22.

The afternoon session of races began at 1:20 p.m. IU finished in second place during the first novice 8 against Iowa with a time of 8:01.76, second in the second varsity 4 against Iowa with a time of 8:49.17 and third in the first varsity 4 against Oregon State and Iowa with a time of 8:11.51.

The Hoosiers ended the event strongly, winning its final two races. IU came in first place during the first and second varsity 8 races against Oregon State and Iowa with times of 7:01.85 and 7:10.8, respectively.

IU’s next competition is the Big Ten Invitational from April 17-18 in Cincinnati, Ohio, where it will see conference competition from teams including Michigan State, Minnesota and Rutgers along with nonconference teams such as the University of Alabama, the University of Tennessee and Syracuse University.

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