Bears Win Pair of Petite Finals at NE Championships

WORCESTER, Mass.—(5/5/12)—Coast Guard's  Novice Eight and Novice Four both won the Petite Final at the New England Rowing Championships.

The Bears Novice 8 posted a time of 6:45.631 to beat the Boston College "B" team (6:50.667), Vermont "B", Tufts "B", Middlebury and UConn.

In the Varsity Four Petite Final, the Bears posted a winning time of 7:08.372 beating UConn by less than one second to win the six boat race.

Coast Guard's Varsity Eight placed sixth in the Petite Final with a time of 6:29.811 after posting a time of 6:16.465 in the morning heat.