1st Varsity 8 Wins Heat At C-USA Championships

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May 12, 2012

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (SMU) - The SMU 1st Varsity 8+ crew won its heat at the Conference USA Rowing Championships Saturday, beating Alabama and Kansas to the finish line. It was enough, however, as Tennessee took first in two races and finished second in the third to win the C-USA Championship.

SMU posted a time of 7:07.10, finishing just over a second ahead of the Crimson Tide crew, and over 10 seconds in front of Kansas, scoring nine points for the victory. The 2nd Varsity 8+ posted a time of 7:30.45 in its heat, and the Varsity 4+ finished the course in 9:02.24.