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Wisconsin men's rowing sweeps Minnesota, MSOE on Lake Mendota

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MADISON, Wis. -– It took an extra hour as the crews waited for a change in the winds, but Wisconsin was happy to get on the water and sweep through visiting Minnesota and Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) in one half of UW’s split-squad racing on Saturday. The rest of the team competed at the Stanford Invitational in Redwood Shores, Calif. (recap to come).

Racing took place in reverse, with the start at the Memorial Union, the middle past Porter Boathouse and the finish in University Bay. Temperatures hovered around 50 degrees and winds blew mostly out of the southeast for a tailwind on the 2000-meter course on Lake Mendota.

The Badgers top boat racing in Madison today was its varsity eight, which is actually its third varsity eight with the team’s top two crews racing at the Stanford Invitational in California. On this day, the boat took the top race, clocking a 6:00.8 to best MSOE’s varsity eight by just under 13 seconds. MSOE crossed the line in 6:13.5. Minnesota was third in 6:20.5.

The varsity eight B race proved a tougher test for Wisconsin as its entry won, but put just 2.6 seconds between itself and second-place Minnesota. The Badgers timed 6:11.6, with Minnesota crossing the line in 6:14.2.
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