OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – The Duke rowing team defeated two boats from Notre Dame in the second varsity four on the final day of competition at the Cardinal Invitational on Lake Melton.
Duke’s 2V4 crew of Karla Beltran, Caroline Murphy, Tani O'Neill, Mary Wilson and Lauren Musso topped the Fighting Irish’s A and B entries with a time of 7:39.10. That was just under four seconds faster than Notre Dame’s top boat (7:42.94) and more than 10 seconds faster than the Fighting Irish’s B entry.
Duke also raced Notre Dame in the varsity eight, second varsity eight, varsity four and third varsity eight, falling to Notre Dame in those four races.
Up next for Duke is a meeting with Clemson, Indiana and Purdue on Saturday, March 22, on Lake Hartwell in Clemson, S.C.
March 16, 2014
Oak Ridge, Tenn. (Lake Melton)
1. Notre Dame (6:40.50)
2. Duke (6:50.13)
Lineup: Caroline Kiritsy, Caroline Williams, Phoebe Donovan, Alex Stonehill, Katie Dukovich, Claire Vannelli, Julie Rohde,Grace Cassidy, Hannah Hewitt
1. Notre Dame (6:48.70)
2. Duke (7:02.95)
Lineup: Samantha Bowman, Allison Beattie, Patricia Kolman, Tara Dalton, Lauren Miranda , Julia Bretz, Kathleen Lyons, Caroline Willis, Emily Hyland
1. Virginia (7:06.70)
2. Notre Dame (7:15.60)
3. Michigan State (7:24.98)
4. Duke (7:34.28)
Lineup: Emily Hadley, Dorothy Jones, Gabi Weiss, Rachel Wolsfelt, Jeanette Llorens, Lily Zheng, Hope Knochenhauer, Taylor Konrath, Anna LeBleu
1. Duke (7:39.10)
2. Notre Dame A (7:42.94)
3. Notre Dame B (7:53.23)
Lineup: Karla Beltran, Caroline Murphy, Tani O'Neill, Mary Wilson, Lauren Musso