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Men's rowing has one first- and one second-place finish at MIT

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- The Bates men's rowing team took second out of four boats in the varsity eights race, and won the freshman/novice fours, in a four-team regatta hosted by MIT on Saturday on the Charles River.

Bates' varsity eight outrowed both Boston College (6:22.9) and MIT (6:29.5) by covering the 2,000-meter course in 6:18.2, second to Trinity's 6:15.9.

Bates' 2V8 took third place behind Trinity and BC in 6:41.8, while the Bates novice four (7:34.8) well outpaced BC (7:51.3) and MIT (7:54.2), taking first out of three boats.

The Bates men return to competition next Saturday in Malden, Mass., against host Tufts along with Wesleyan and the University of New Hampshire.

REGATTA RESULTS