George Washington University won the men's varsity four race in 6:38.6 in the 48th Dad Vail Rowing Regatta today on the Schuykill.
Georgetown rallied to win the men's freshman novice eight in 5:53.6, beating Florida Institute of Technology by a quarter of a length. Georgetown (6:05.9) finished third in the men's varsity eight petit final for crews that failed to qualify in the semifinals.
Temple was the winner of the varsity eight championship for the fourth straight year in 5:53.4, beating FIT by three-quarters of a length with Purdue a close third. Virginia finished fourth in 6:04.3.
Georgetown won the men's novice lightweight eight in 6:05.2 by half a length over a sprinting U.S. Coast Guard Academy shell.
George Washington took the bronze medal in the men's lightweight four in 6:57.8.
*Baseball: Temple defeated George Washington, 14-6, in the second round of the Atlantic 10 tournament in Piscataway, N.J., ending the season for the Colonials (28-13-1). Rick Burns hit a grand slam in the fourth inning to put Temple (30-16-1) ahead, 11-0 . . .
Freshman Rich Smith pitched a three-hitter and struck out 15 as Maryland (15-26-1) beat Maryland-Eastern Shore (11-18) at College Park by a 15-1 score . . .
Navy ran its winning streak to 14 games with a doubleheader sweep of the Merchant Marine, 3-0 and 7-0, at Annapolis. Drew Tanner and David Landwehr pitched the shutouts for Navy (30-8), which is bound for the NCAA tournament.
*Army-Navy: In Annapolis, Army and Navy concluded their yearly head-to-head athletic competition with the Midshipmen winning in tennis, 9-0, and the Cadets capturing the golf event, 375-396.
The split gave Navy an overall advantage of 15-6 in head-to-head competition for the school year.