May 2, 2001
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The Notre Dame rowing team is ranked 16th in the US Rowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association poll for the week of May 2. Notre Dame gained two spots after finishing second overall at the BIG EAST Rowing Challenge.
At the BIG EAST Rowing Challenge, the Irish earned two silver and two bronze medals as the novice eight and the second varsity eight placed second, while the varsity eight and the varsity four placed third.
Notre Dame achieved its first national ranking in the three-year history of the varsity program earlier this season when it was ranked No. 14 in the nation in the first poll of the year.
The Irish are off this weekend before traveling to Oak Ridge, Tenn., Saturday-Sunday, May 12-13, for the Central Region Championships.
US Rowing/CRCA Open Eight Rowing Poll (for week of May 2, 2001)
|Team (1st-Place Votes)||Points||Previous Rank|
|1. Brown (24)||499||1|
|2. University of Michigan (1)||468||2|
|3. Princeton University||439||3|
|4. University of Southern California||416||4|
|5. University of Washington||405||5|
|6. Syracuse University||371||6|
|7. Yale University||349||7|
|8. The Ohio State University||320||9|
|9. Harvard University||289||8|
|10. University of California at Berkeley||242||10|
|11. Michigan State University||241||12|
|12. Boston University||235||11|
|13. University of Iowa||186||13|
|14. University of Virginia||181||14|
|15. Rutgers University||180||15|
|16. University of Notre Dame||92||18|
|17. University of Wisconsin||81||16|
|18. Clemson University||72||17|
|19. Cornell University||54||NR|
|20. Washington State University||42||20|
Others receiving votes: University of Pennsylvania 25, University of Texas 24, Northeastern University 12, Columbia University 9, Stanford University 9, Oregon State University 3, University of Tulsa 3, George Washington University 2, University of Miami 1.