BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana rowing team will play host to Central Florida, Duke and Rhode Island in the fourth annual Dale England Cup at Riddle Point Park on Lake Lemon, April 27-28, in Bloomington, Ind.
Racing, which consists of a series 2,000-meter pieces, opens at 4:30 p.m. ET on Friday with the second Varsity 4 and will conclude with first Varsity 8 at 5:40 p.m. Saturday's morning session gets underway with the second Varsity 4 at 8:40 a.m., while the afternoon session is slated to begin at 12 p.m. with the first Novice 8 and will conclude with the first Varsity 8 at 12:50 p.m. The awards ceremony is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.
In the polls:
The Hoosiers enter the week with 11 votes in the CRCA/USRowing Coaches poll. Duke heads into the Dale England with 12 votes. Among the Big Ten, four rank among the top-20 (No. 3 Michigan, No. 4 Ohio State, No. 9 Wisconsin, No. 13 Michigan State), while two programs are earning votes (Minnesota, 35; Indiana, 11).
Last season's Dale England Cup:
Michigan State won the third annual Dale England Cup with a final score of 120 points, followed by Indiana (100 pts.), Boston University (78 pts.) and Gonzaga (62 pts.) Recap
Dale England Cup Winners:
2009 - Michigan State
2010 - Indiana
2011 - Michigan State
Last time out:
Indiana won its group on the final day of the Lake Natoma Invitational in Gold River, Calif., on April 15. The Hoosiers recorded 17 points, ahead of Tulsa (11 pts.) and Sacramento State (8 pts.).
Complete recaps:Day One | Day Two
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