Irish Rowers at Worlds

Notre Dame Rowing | Jul. 31, 2013 | Notre Dame Athletics

Molly BruggemanAfter winning their opening heat, Molly Bruggeman and the American W4x ultimately placed sixth in the championship race.

Three University of Notre Dame rowing team student-athletes were members of top-10 finishing crews last week at the 2013 World Rowing Under 23 Championships in Linz-Ottensheim, Austria. Erin Boxberger (United States, W8+), Ailish Sheehan (Ireland, W4-) and Molly Bruggeman (U.S., W4x) each took part in the five-day event. 

Boxberger and the U.S. W8+ crew opened the week with a time of 6:15.79 in the second of two heats Thursday to qualify for the A final. The U.S. team led the entire way during the grand final race Sunday, cruising to a wire-to-wire victory and claiming the gold medal in the race for the second straight year. 

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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