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May 20, 2014

Princeton, Brown, Harvard Among 22 Teams in NCAA Women's Rowing Championships Field

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INDIANAPOLIS -- Princeton, Brown and Harvard (Radcliffe) were among the field of 22 teams selected to the 2014 NCAA Division I Women's Rowing Championships slated for May 30-June 1 at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis.

Brown and Princeton have made the championship field as a team every year since the championship began in 1997. Harvard is appearing in its 15th NCAA championship as a team and 16th overall as its varsity eight competed as an at-large in the 1997 championship.

The Ivy League has sent at least three teams to every NCAA Championship since its inception, including a conference record five teams on four different occasions (2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013).

The 2014 NCAA championship regatta features 22 teams for the second-straight year. Eleven conferences were awarded automatic qualification and the remaining 11 slots were filled with at-large selections. Teams qualifying for the championship as an automatic qualifier or as an at-large are required to field three boats -- first varsity eight, second varsity eight and varsity four. All 22 teams are seeded into four heats in each of the V8, 2V8 and V4 competitions.

The following teams were selected to the 2014 championships:

Boston University
Brown
California
UCLA
Harvard
Indiana
Jacksonville
Louisville
Massachusetts
Michigan
Northeastern
Notre Dame
Ohio State
Oklahoma
Princeton
San Diego
Southern California
Stanford
Virginia
Washington
Washington State
Wisconsin


Ivy League schools own eight of the 17 NCAA team titles (1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008 and 2011). Brown holds seven of those titles (1999, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2008 and 2011) with Harvard winning it all in 2003.