RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.  – The Columbia heavyweight rowing teams were felled in a quartet of races against Boston University in its quest for the Doc Lusins Trophy. Syracuse joined the regatta to compete for the Conlan Cup against the Terriers at Overpeck Lake.

In the main event, BU completed the 2,000-meter course in 6:00.9 to edge the Lions by 4.1 seconds.

The Terriers also picked up wins over Columbia and the Orange in the second and third eights as well as a varsity four race.

The Lions hit the water again next Saturday, May 4 when they race at Navy for the Maxwell Stevenson Cup.

Doc Lusins Trophy/Conlan Cup
Columbia, Boston University, Syracuse
April 27, 2013
Overpeck Park – Ridgefield Park, N.J.

Varsity Eights
Boston University, 6:00.9
Columbia, 6:05.0
Syracuse, 6:09.6

Second Varsity Eights
Boston University, 6:12.3
Syracuse, 6:17.7
Columbia, 6:25.4

Varsity Fours
Boston University, 7:15.6
Syracuse, 7:20.6
Columbia, 7:56.8

Third Varsity Eights
Boston University, 6:11.1
Columbia, 6:21.9
Syracuse, 6:25.1

Today’s Columbia Boatings:

First Varsity Eight
Andrew Lake, cox; Buck Goggin, stroke; Alexander Simmonds, 7; Clemens Auersperg, 6; Sam Collins, 5; Mike Donohue, 4; Alex Barkume, 3; Emmett Gross, 2; James Glynn, bow

Second Varsity Eight
Vivian Zhang, cox; Charles Wu, stroke; Noah Whitehead, 7; Elliott Meade, 6; Matt Ridgeway, 5; Josh Fram, 4; Ben Coombs, 3; Dan Kolbe, 2; John Clapp, bow

Third Varsity
Andrew Tang, cox; Christian Aral, stroke; Phillip Fletcher, 7; Sam Harris, 6; Jack Michaud, 5; Max Lawton, 4; Zach Ellenbogen, 3; Ben Charley, 2; Brent Laurint, bow

Varsity Four
Deb Levine, cox; Jake Petterson, stroke; Rob Cornacchia, 3; Nick Hesselgrave, 2; Max Lindemann bow