Huddle is coming off her first year on The Farm while Christel heads into her junior year. The duo crossed the finish line in 7:45.44. They were going head-to-head with Nancy Miles from the openweight team and openweight signee Devin Norder in two of the other three boats in the race.
Norder’s boat won with a time of 7:17.66, while Miles took second place.
Christel and Huddle move on to the reps. They will race again tomorrow in the second of two reps races at 9:38 a.m. ET. They again draw Miles in the lane next to them.
Also racing on Tuesday will be Brittany Presten and Christine Cavallo. Presten and Cavallo were Stanford’s two All-Americans this past season. Presten heads into her junior year while Cavallo will be a sophomore. The duo make up half of the Women’s Ltwt B 4x boat that will race out of lane three at 8:10 a.m. ET in the Finals of the event.