Rowing Closes Action at George Mason Invitational
By ODU Athletics
FAIRFAX, Va. - The Old Dominion rowing team closed out action at the George Mason Invitational on Sunday afternoon. ODU and the Big 12/AAC took a second place finish with 43 points in the conference formatted event.
In the morning, ODU competed against teams in the Big 12. The 1V8+ boat opened up action for ODU, where they finished in third behind West Virginia and Kansas. They posted a 6:39.81 time, which was just .41 seconds behind the Mountaineers. ODU's 2V8+ boat also finished in third with a 7:16.12 time in the morning heat. The 1V4+ boat took a third place finish after posting a 8:10.56 time. All three boats moved into the C Final with their third place finishes.
In the C Finals, the 1V8+ boat defeated Delaware and George Mason after they finished with a 6:45.30 time. Taking second, the 2V8+ boat posted a 7:16.50 time, finishing ahead of George Mason. Closing out the C Final for ODU was the 1V4+ boat, who also took second after finishing with a 8:02.24 time. Their final time was nearly eight seconds better than their morning time.
The Monarchs contributed 14 points in the C Finals for the Big 12/AAC team.
CAA - 44
Big 12/AAC - 43
A-10 - 18
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ODU returns to the water on Saturday, April 20 as they compete in the Cherry Hill Invitational in New Jersey.