Georgetown Women's Lightweight Eight Racing at IRA's this Weekend

Georgetown's lightweight eight looks to return to the podium after medaling at Eastern Sprints in early May

May 30, 2013

WASHINGTON - Georgetown University's women's lightweight rowing team will conclude spring competition at the 111th Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) National Championships on Lake Natoma in Sacramento, Calif. this weekend.

Heats for the lightweight women's eight event are scheduled to take place at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 1. Georgetown will race against Radcliffe and Wisconsin in their morning heat, with the top two advancing to grand finals on Sunday, May 2. Third place will move on to the afternoon repechage.

The Hoya lightweight eight most recently earned a bronze medal at Eastern Sprints on May 6, their first medal at the regatta since 2009. Georgetown looks to improve on their sixth place finish at IRA's last year.

Line-up:

Coxswain Maggie Rush, stroke Katie McGowan, Sarah Arcos, Ruthie Speidel, Kayla McNeill, Clare Southern, Paige Strawn, Julia Butz, Kyla McClure

 

 

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Schedules

April 7
All Day
GW Invite
Washington, D.C.
April 8
All Day
Knecht Cup
Mercer Lake, N.J.
April 8
All Day
GW Invite
Washington, D.C.
April 9
All Day
Knecht Cup
Mercer Lake, N.J.
April 14
9:30 AM
Georges Cup vs. GW & George Mason
Fairfax Station, Va.
April 15
All Day
Class of 2006 Cup vs. Princeton
Princeton, N.J.
April 30
All Day
Eastern Sprints
Worcester, Mass.
April 30
All Day
Class of 2006 Cup vs. North Carolina
Washington, D.C.
May 12
All Day
Patriot League Championships
Camden, N.J.
May 27
All Day
NCAA Championships
Princeton, N.J.
May 28
All Day
NCAA Championships
Princeton, N.J.
May 29
All Day
NCAA Championships
Princeton, N.J.
June 3
All Day
IRA National Championships
Lake Natoma, Calif.
June 4
All Day
IRA National Championships
Lake Natoma, Calif.
June 5
All Day
IRA National Championships
Lake Natoma, Calif.