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Rowing: Team heads off to Big East Regatta

Joe Meixell | Friday, April 25, 2008

The Irish rowing team will travel to the Big East championships this weekend in Oak Ridge, Tenn.

Notre Dame enters the competition after a strong performance in last week’s Charles River Challenge. The team won four of five races on the weekend against Dartmouth and Boston University.

Notre Dame enters the conference championships as the favorite, with the team’s varsity eight team ranked No. 6 in the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association/US Rowing poll.

The only other ranked team competing is No. 18 Louisville. The Irish will face off with seven other Big East opponents Sunday in Oak Ridge.