Logger Women Top Division III Team At NCRC Champs
LOWELL, Ore. – The Puget Sound women's crew team shined at the NCRC Championships today on Dexter Lake. The women's team finished third overall in the seven-team conference and was the top Division III team. The men's team finished sixth.
The W2V8 boat started off the day with a third-place finish and a time of 7:34.67. The women's V8 finished fourth by a hair in an epic race with Seattle Pacific. The Falcons boat finished third with a 7:22.03 while the Loggers recorded a 7:22.36 to come in fourth. Both the W2V8 and WV8 boats were the first DIII boats to cross the finish line.
The women's 2V4 took third in its heat while the WV4 took fourth. To help the team to the third-place finish overall.
The men's novice 8 boat came in second in its race with a time of 7:25.50 to lead the men's team. The M2V4 boat finished third in its race behind Lewis & Clark and Western Washington.
Western Washington captured the men's team NCRC title, followed by Lewis & Clark. Humboldt State was third, Seattle Pacific was fourth, Pacific Lutheran was fifth and the Loggers finished sixth. Willamette was seventh to round out the teams.
On the women's side, Humboldt State scored the upset team championship. Humboldt State and Western Washington tied in the point standings but Humboldt State claimed the title by virtue of winning the WV8 race. The Loggers came in third, followed by Lewis & Clark, Willamette, Seattle Pacific and Pacific Lutheran.