Stanford Climbs to Number 2 in the Nation

April 5, 2006

The Windermere Real Estate Rowing Classic and the San Diego Crew Classic provided quality competition as Stanford Men's Crew rowed to five consecutive victories. Defeating Cal, Washington, Yale, and Penn within nine days was unprecedented in collegiate crew history. This accomplishment has vaulted the Stanford Men's crew to its highest ranking ever.

For the complete rankings list, visit www.Row2k.com

Men's Varsity Eights

Team (1st-Place Votes)Points Previous Week

1. Princeton University (6) 194 1

2. STANFORD UNIVERSITY (3) 190 4

3. Harvard University (1) 181 3

4. University of California at Berkeley 174 2

5. University of Washington 153 5

6. United States Naval Academy 136 8

7. Brown University 129 6

8. Northeastern University 128 7

9. Boston University 112 10

10. Trinity College 106 14

11. Yale University 104 9

12. University of Wisconsin 102 11

13. Cornell University 78 12

14. University of Pennsylvania 67 13

15. University of Michigan 50 17

16. Syracuse University 46 16

17. Oregon State University 39 15

18. Columbia University 35 20

19. University of Virginia 21 NR

20. Georgetown University 18 NR

Not Ranked But Receiving Votes: Dartmouth College 16, Temple University 9, Rutgers University 8, Marist College 2, and Marietta College 1.

For further online coverage of the Men's Crew recent exploits, visit the San Diego Union-Tribune and the Stanford Daily.

To watch the San Diego Grand Final race online, visit www.jamcotimes.com.

The Cardinal will host Wisconsin and Oregon State in the Stanford Invitational on April 14 and 15 at Redwood Shores. For live race results go to jamcotimes.com.

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