WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Simmons University women's crew First and Second Varsity Eight squads finished behind nationally-ranked Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Williams College to place third this morning at the Donahue Cup on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass.
The first varsity eight turned in a time of 7:47.52 to place third on the 2000-meter course, racing with a 10-15 mile per hour headwind. Number two WPI placed first with a mark of 7:17.04, finishing ahead of number three Williams' time of 7:27.56. The Sharks finished ahead of Connecticut College by over 11 seconds and University of Rochester.