Columbus, Ohio – The First Varsity Four consisting of Ashley Saba, Kimberleigh Warriner, Hanna Gottschalk, Annie Jachthuber and Helen Sudhoff (coxswain) have been named the Big Ten Boat of the Week the conference office announced on Tuesday.
The 1V4 was dominant in both of its races on Saturday against No. 9 Yale and Harvard (RV). In the morning session, the fivesome rowed to a 14-second victory over Yale and followed it up with a 23-second win over Harvard in the afternoon session.
The 1V4’s times of 7:21.18 and 7:23.59 were the fastest and third-fastest times by any Varsity Four boats at the regatta that also included No. 4 Michigan.
The Buckeyes will return to action this weekend as they head west to Redwood Shores, Calif., for the Stanford Invite (April 1-2).