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Courtesy: Duke Athletics
Rowing Makes Second of Three Trips to Clemson
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 04/21/2017
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DURHAM, N.C. – For its next-to-last weekend of the regular season, the Duke rowing team will make its second of three trips to Clemson this year, visiting for the Clemson Invitational. The two-day event begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday on Lake Hartwell. A total of 21 teams will be participating in the invitational.

For the second consecutive weekend, Duke will send its V8, 2V8, 3V8, V4 and 2V4 into competition. All five boats will take part in Saturday’s morning and afternoon sessions, with lanes and opponents predetermined.

Sunday’s finals, which also begin at 8:30 a.m., will be determined with the results from Saturday. The results Sunday will be using the NCAA point schedule to determine an overall Clemson Invitational Champion.

In this year’s first trip to Clemson, Duke swept the Carolina Cup scrimmage with victories by the V8, 2V8, V4, 2V4 and 3V8. Following the event, the V8 was named the ACC Crew of the Week.

The Blue Devils return to action next Saturday with the Dale England Cup in Bloomington, Ind.

Duke Lineups
V8 - Meagan Lew, Megan Conroy, Sarah Fletcher, Shannon Tierney, Olivia Mendonca, Katherine Maitland, Sophie Simister, Isabel Ruby-Hill and Elizabeth Horne
2V8 - Karly Pearson, Phoebe Donovan, Lelia Boley, Rhea Bergman, Jessica Findlay, Kiernan Spencer, Abby Artmann, Taji Phillips and Celia Macrae
3V8 - Rani Duff, Grace Garverick, Alexa Campbell, Madison Brown, Sara Varsames, Anna Jenkins, Kiamya Philson, Cassie Ingram and Isabel Ruffin
V4 - Tara Fagan, Caroline Willis, Tara Christensen, Bella Miller and Karley Whelan
2V4 - Jiahui Liao, Tani O'Neill, Danielle Lodge, Julia Weber and Marissa Donadio