April 22, 2012
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. -
Stanford women's rowing completed action at the Stanford Invitational Saturday evening, splitting the I Eight races with Notre Dame and Michigan State.
The Cardinal hosts The Big Row next Saturday against California at Redwood Shores.
In the morning session, the Cardinal boats took on No. 14 Michigan State. The Spartans captured the I Eight race with a two-second win over Stanford's time of 6:27.5.
The Cardinal II Eight would grab the first win of the day in the next race, pulling away from its MSU counterpart to win with a time of 6:34.2, over 12 seconds faster than the Spartans.
Up next were the Fours, in which Michigan State crossed the line in 7:23.8 for a nearly 11-second win over the Cardinal.
After a break for lunch and rest, the afternoon session began at 4 p.m. against No. 17 Notre Dame. The I Eight bounced back to win its afternoon race, pulling away at about the halfway point to turn in a time of 6:28.2, 3.5 seconds ahead of Notre Dame.
The II Eights battled neck-and-neck over the first 1,000 meters until Notre Dame pulled ahead, crossing the line in 6:37.8, 3.5 seconds ahead of the Cardinal.
Notre Dame would also capture the Four race, finishing in 7:28.1, almost 15 seconds ahead of the Stanford Four.
I Eight: Michigan State 6:25.6, Stanford 6:27.5
II Eight: Stanford 6:34.2, Michigan State 6:46.6
Four: Michigan State 7:23.8, Stanford 7:34.3
I Eight: Stanford 6:28.2, Notre Dame 6:31.7
II Eight: Notre Dame 6:38.8, Stanford 6:41.3
Four: Notre Dame 7:28.1, Stanford 7:42.9
I Eight - Jenna Levy, Julianna Kapjian-Pitt, Erin Radigan, Daphne Martschenko, Christina Bax, Claire Grover, Sarah Bolmer, Kristy Wentzel, Marielle Higgins
II Eight - Katie Lopez
(Sat AM)/ Nicole Weinrich
(Sat PM), Ali Fauci, Nancy Miles
, Courtney Carrabino
, Alix Chrumka
, Amanda Lorei
, Kayla Cornale
, Valerie Frank
, Rebecca Felix
I Four - Naomi Cornman (SAT AM)/ Katie Lopez (SAT PM), Chelsea Shannon, Chierika Ukogu, Elsa Brown, Maddy McCartney
II Four - Molly Fehr, Madeline Graham, Shanique Martin, Isabelle Neylan, Quinn Walker