2014 IRA National Championship
Where: Lake Mercer in West Windsor, New Jersey
When: Grand Finals are this morning (can't find a specific race schedule)
How to watch: Free live stream (Youtube)
Live Results: here
No.2 California Golden Bears and No.1 Washington Huskies have met a few times already. Huskies won the annual meet between the two and was able to beat the Bears in the Pac-12 championships (although the Bears did take a lead very briefly late). Bears were able to finally turn the table by beating the Huskies in the semifinal yesterday (3:40:00 mark in the video below). Nevertheless, both teams (and others) will row for the 2014 IRA National Championship today at around 9 AM PT.
Saturday's semifinal action can be rewatched here:
Besides the Varsity 8 boat that will determine the "National Champions" in Men's Crew, there are also other Cal boats competing in Grand Finals this morning. In fact, every Cal boats are in the Grand Finals.
Top Three: 1. California (5:47.597), 2. Wisconsin (5:49.170), 3. Brown (5:51.106)
The Bears’ freshman eight earned a spot in Sunday’s Grand Final with their performance on Friday.
Top Three: 1. California (5:47.397), 2. Washington (5:49.863), 3. Brown (5:53.127).
Second Varsity 8+
Top Three: 1. California (5:56.044), 2. Princeton (5:58.087), 3. Brown (5:58.331)
Third Varsity 8+
Top Three: 1. California (5:57.023), 2. Brown (6:01.485), 3. Princeton (6:02.931).
Top Three: 1. California (6:39.598), 2. Brown (6:42.512), 3. Georgetown (6:43.483).
ROW ON YOU BEARS!