#15 Stanford defeats #4 Ohio State
March 26, 2006
Redwood Shores, CA - The Stanford Women's Crew competed in the 4th annual Winderemere Realty Rowing Classic on the Cardinal home waters of Redwood Shores. After a week of final exams, the Cardinal first and second varsity boats opened up with a pair of losses to #3 Viginia on Saturday morning with the Cardinal third varsity defeating the Princeton second lightweight eight.
The Cardinal first and second varsity rebounded in the afternoon session on Saturday by defeating Syracuse.
Sunday put the #15 Cardinal against the #4 Buckeyes. The Stanford second varsity struck first by grabbing an early over Ohio State and held on to defeat the Buckeyes for the first time ever in the second varsity event.
The Stanford first varsity followed suit and took Ohio State at the start and then fought off charges by the Buckeyes to win the event.
The Stanford novice saw action against the Washington Huskies with the Huskies taking an early lead. The Cardinal closed the gap over the third 500 meters in the race but came up just short at the end.
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