#4 Bears Beat Conn. by 42 Seconds

NEW LONDON, CONN.--(4/15/12)--The Coast Guard Varsity 8, ranked fourth nationally, beat Connecticut College by 42 seconds on Sunday morning.

The Bears powerful Varsity 8, which was down two starters on Saturday, was back to full strength as coxswain Julianna Harvin, Sarah Jane Otey, Holly Madden, Tiffany Zehnle, Jess Ward, Erin Nolan, Kelli Normoyle, Catherine Schmitz and Brynna Cooke easily beat the Camels top boat.

Coast Guard finished in 7:20 while Conn. crossed the finish line on the Thames River in 8:02.