May 22, 2013

Men’s Varsity Eight Ranked #20 In USRowing Collegiate Poll

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross men's varsity eight is ranked No. 20 in the latest USRowing men's varsity eight poll released on Wednesday. The Crusaders received 16 points. This is the first time the varsity eight has been ranked in this poll since May 24, 2006, when it was No. 19. The Crusaders were also No. 16 on May 18, 2005.

The varsity eight recently placed third in the third level final at the Eastern Sprints on Lake Quinsigamond on May 19, defeating No. 20 George Washington, Rutgers and MIT. The Crusaders also defeated George Washington in the opening heat.

The Crusaders will conclude the season at the IRA National Championship (May 31-June 2) on Lake Natoma in Gold River, Calif.

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USRowing Men's Varsity Eight Collegiate Poll, May 22, 2013

Rank Team (1st Place Votes) Points Previous
1 University of Washington (10) 257 1
2 Harvard University (3) 249 2
3 Brown University 228 5
4 Stanford University 215 4
5 Northeastern University 212 3
6 University of California 198 6
7 Princeton University 185 7
8 Yale University 170 10
9 Boston University 155 8
10 United States Naval Academy 146 13
11 Cornell University 130 9
12 University of Wisconsin 117 12
13 University of Pennsylvania 103 11
14 Syracuse University 91 16
15 Georgetown University 77 17
16 Dartmouth College 59 15
17 Columbia University 45 14
18 Drexel University 31 18
19 Oregon State University 22 NR
20 College of the Holy Cross 16 NR

Not Ranked But Receiving Votes: Florida Institute of Technology 11, George Washington University 5, University of Michigan 4, Gonzaga University 2, Michigan State University 2.