Cardinal Take 12th Place At IRA Championships In Men's Varsity Eight
June 3, 2001
The Stanford Cardinal had their second best finish ever at IRA National Championship on the Cooper River in Cherry Hill, NJ. The unranked Cardinal's 12th place finish in the Men's Varsity Eight was very impressive as the they beat many teams ranked higher than them such as No. 13 Temple, No. 15 Syracuse, No. 16 Boston Univ, No. 17 Georgetown, No. 18 Columbia, No. 19 Navy and No. 20 Michigan. Stanford's best finish was in 1999 when they finished 11th.
In the Men's Open Four w/Cox, Stanford placed 5th with a time of 6:55.70, close to 6 seconds of the lead.
Men's Varsity EightPetite Final1 Dartmouth 5:40.672 Wisconsin 5:43.433 Penn 5:45.734 Oregon St 5:46.095 Dowling 5:52.186 Stanford 5:54.06
Grand Final1 California 5:34.622 Princeton 5:37.763 Washington 5:39.464 Cornell 5:43.935 Brown 5:45.206 N'eastern 5:50.22
Men's Open Four w/CoxGrand Final1 Wisconsin 6:49.802 Brown 6:53.103 Harvard 6:53.704 Fordham 6:53.905 Stanford 6:55.706 Princeton 7:06.20