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MIT Women's Crew Team Wins First Place; Beats 14 Boats

By Suzelle Tardif
Team Member

MIT captured first place in the women's open four at Sunday's Textile River Regatta, beating fourteen other boats. Their time of 21:40 was a full 16 seconds ahead of the second-place boat. Rowing from stern to bow were: Suzelle Tardif '93, Megan Jasek '94, Rita Baranwal '93, Victoria Parsons '94, andcoxswain Candice Klug '94.

The other MIT four placed ninth in the field of 15. The women also entered two eights in the lightweight competition, coming in second and fifth out of five. The club eight also fared well.

The MIT team captured the overall points trophy for the second year in a row, doubling the points of the second place Coast Guard Academy.

The team's next competition is the Head of the Charles on October 18.