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Ridgefield High School Grad Big Ten Boat of the Week

Michigan First Varsity Four Named Boat of the Week April 6, 2019

The No. 6-ranked University of Michigan rowing program earned its second straight Big Ten accolade to start the 2019 season, as the league named U-M's first varsity four (1V4) boat the Big Ten Boat of the Week.  The first varsity four boat included Grace Collins (RHS - 2017), Lilia Duncan, Lillian Mei, Grace Gagliardi and coxswain Sujin Kim.

Michigan First Varsity Four

  • Swept No. 10 Virginia, No. 17 Syracuse and Duke on Saturday in Lake Monticello, Va., to continue its undefeated start to the season
  • In the morning session, Michigan crossed the finish line with a time of 7:18.6, 10.6 seconds ahead of Virginia
  • Finished with a time of 7:24.2 in the afternoon session to defeat Duke by 7.7 seconds and Syracuse by 25 seconds

Michigan remains undefeated after wins against on No. 5 Yale, No. 19 Harvard-Radcliffe and No. 17 Indiana University during the opening weekend's Big Ten-Ivy League Double Dual (March 29-30) on Belleville Lake, MI. 

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