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#4 'Cuse Men's Rowing Gets a Hat Trick of Wins over #3 Northeastern, #6 BU, & #10 Wisconsin

No. 4 ranked Syracuse varsity eight crew claimed a hat trick of wins over No. 3 Northeastern, No. 6 Boston University and No. 10 Wisconsin on the Charles River in a series of races called this past weekend deemed "the Boston Brawl".

On Saturday morning, the Orange dominated No. 3 Northeastern in the varsity eight beating the huskies with six-second lead. The 2V8 lost a close race in the final 500 meters but the Huskies held off to win by .3 seconds. d Syracuse's V4+ finished second in the three crew race with Northeastern's two fours.

On Saturday evening Cuse raced BU in 12 mph headwind on the Charles River Basin. The orange V8 beat the Terriers by open water. The Syracuse 2nd Varsity 8 came out victorious over BU by 9.77 seconds and the V4+ finished in third agains two strong Terrier boats

All 3 of the Syracuse's crews beat Wisconsin on Sunday morning to end the trifecta of races with a success.

"I thought the weekend of racing was a great experience for all our athletes," Syracuse Head Coach Dave Reichman Commented "We have trained a lot over the past 15 months, but have not had many chances to compete. To face three top-10 programs in just over 24 hours was a tough challenge and I thought our athletes showed they were up for it... [it] was just a tremendous effort by the whole squad."

Syracuse vs. Northeastern Results

Varsity Eight 2nd Varsity Eight Varsity Four
Syracuse (6:12.595) Northeastern (6:23.389) Northeastern 'A' (7:21.124)
Northeastern (6:18.524) Syracuse (6:23.623) Syracuse (7:23.051)
Northeastern 'B' (7:28.704)


Syracuse vs. Boston University Results

Varsity Eight 2nd Varsity Eight Varsity Four
Syracuse (6:20.1) Syracuse Boston - A
Boston U (6:27.3) Boston (+9.77) Boston - B (+3.92)
Syracuse (+11.77)



Syracuse vs. Wisconsin Results

Varsity Eight 2nd Varsity Eight Varsity Four
Syracuse (6:17.3) Syracuse (6:22.7) Syracuse (7:33.0)
Wisconsin (6:21.3) Wisconsin (6:30.0) Wisconsin - B (7:43.9)
Wisconsin - A (7:47.9)