DES MOINES, Iowa - The Creighton Rowing team defeated Drake in a dual meet on Saturday, Nov. 9. The Bluejays took both the varsity 4 and varsity 8-1 events to take the meet.
Creighton claimed the first race, the varsity four, with a time of 6:21. Later the Bluejays claimed the varsity eight race with a time of 5:27.26.
"I'm very proud of how our team rowed today. We are bringing home the Creighton/Drake trophy for first time in five years," said head coach Dan Chipps. "I'm excited for our athletes and looking forward to the spring season as well as the conference championships."
The Bluejay Rowing team returns to action in March as Creighton will open the spring season with its spring break trip on March 8-16.
V4: 1. Creighton - 6:21 2. Drake - 6:23
V8-1: 1. Creighton - 5:27.26 2. Drake - 5:37.36
V8-2 (Shortened to 1250 meters due to windy conditions) : 1. Drake - 5:11.79 2. Creighton - 5:14.93 3. Creighton - 5:22.13