Bloomington, Ind. – The fourth-ranked Ohio State rowing team won 12 of 14 races at Lake Lemon against No. 13 Iowa and No. 18 Indiana.
The First Varsity Eight consisting of Bridget Schodorf, Alice Riley, Anne Dietrich, Cassandra Johnson, Rachel Engel, Sandra Dinter, Ida Kruse, Stephanie Williams and Cassidy Jenney (coxswain) got back on track with wins against over Iowa and Indiana. Although Iowa challenged the Buckeyes in the afternoon session, the 1V8 grinded out a 1.5 second victory over the Hawkeyes.
Coming off of a B1G Boat of the Week Accolade, the Second Varsity Eight proved its merit with wins over both Iowa and Indiana. The 2V8 of Hanna Gottschalk, Kimberleigh Warriner, Chelsea Harpool, Maddie Perrett, Sarah Peffley, Morgan Hummel, Allyson Baker, Annie Jachthuber and Anjali Fernandes (coxswain) finished with times of 7:08.2 and 6:41.2.
Ashley Saba, Hannah Hites, Catherine McNutt, Kaylee Koker and Helen Sudhoff (coxswain) in the 1V4 battled it out against Iowa to gain a tough 1.8 second victory. In the morning session, they beat Indiana with a time of 7:44.7. With two wins on the day, the First Varsity Four improved its record to 5-2 on the season.
The Second Varsity Four - Daphne Socha, Joan Darnell, Abby Ernst, Kendell Massier, and Emma Warns (coxswain) - continued its unbeaten streak improving its record to 4-0. The Buckeyes cruised past both Iowa and Indiana, winning by 12.7 seconds and 28.1 seconds, respectively.
The First Novice Eight collected two wins on the day and finished in its fastest time this season, finishing in 7:09.5 and 7:05.2 in the morning and afternoon sessions, respectively. Rowing for the Buckeyes in the 1N8 were Bailey Spees, Madelaine Frendberg, Grace Libben, Madison Sheahan, Katherine Kreczmer, Megan Anderson, Sierra Tiede, Olivia Carter, and Cameron Garcia (coxswain).
The Buckeyes host their only home regatta of the season at Griggs Reservoir next Saturday, April 15th, when they face off against Duke and Notre Dame.
Ohio State: 6:49.50
Ohio State: 7:08.2
Ohio State: 7:44.7
Ohio State: 7:51.9
Ohio State: 7:46.4
Ohio State: 7:09.5
Ohio State: 7:23.8
Ohio State 6:36.5
Ohio State 6:41.2
Ohio State: 7:28.9
Ohio State: 7:44.8
Ohio State: 7:52.4
Ohio State: 7:05.2
Ohio State: 7:36.1
First Novice Eight (2-2 Race/3-2 Overall)
Coxswain – Cameron Garcia
Second Novice Eight (1-3 Race/3-3 Overall)
Coxswain – Julia Linares