The Observer is a student-run, daily print & online newspaper serving Notre Dame, Saint Mary's & Holy Cross. Learn about us.



Rowing: Rowers sweep field in Indianapolis

Joe Meixell | Friday, April 18, 2008

Notre Dame won all six races it entered in the 2008 Indiana Invite at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind.

The Irish were victorious in the varsity eight, second varsity eight, varsity four, second varsity four, novice eight and second novice eight races.

The No. 16 varsity eight crew posted a time of 6:25.0, followed by Indiana (6:31.0) and Purdue (6:39.4).

In the second varsity eight race, the Irish boats took first and fourth with times of 6:32.5 and 6:52.0.

Notre Dame took the top two spots in the varsity four race with times of 7:17.3 and 7:33.5.

They also took the top two spots in the second Varsity Four race with times of 7:29.2 and 7:37.5.

In the novice eight race the Irish had a winning time of 6:48.3.

The second novice eight crew came in with another victory with a time of 7:19.5.