Old Dominion Set for 2014 Knecht Cup Saturday
By ODU Athletics
PRINCETON, N.J. - Old Dominion University's rowers will compete at Lake Mercer in Princeton, N.J. this year for the 2014 Knecht Cup. The regatta is formed into two days of competition, which begins this Saturday and Sunday.
The Lady Monarchs will compete in the Varsity Eight, Second Varsity Eight, Third Varsity Eight and Varsity Four.
Knecht Cup Coverage
Last weekend, the Lady Monarchs rowed in the 41st Annual San Diego Crew Classic on Mission Bay.
The Old Dominion University rowing team won the Varsity 8 while finishing third in the Women's Collegiate 4+ "B" race at the San Diego Crew Classic.
Old Dominion won the Varsity 8 Cal Cup Petite race with a time of 7:04.36, while beating Loyola, St. Joseph's, Purdue, San Diego State and Villanova.
ODU finished in third place in the Women's Collegiate 4+ "B" race completing the course with a time of 8:07.40 and beating UCLA, The University of San Diego and San Diego State.
The Old Dominion Varsity 4 finished in sixth place in the Women's Collegiate 4+ Petite race with a time of 8:02.35. The University of Texas (Austin) ended up placing first (7:40.64), Gonzaga (7:40.86) took second, Tulsa (7:47.08) third, Kansas State (7:48.47) fourth and SDSU (7:57.76) finished in fifth.