GOLD RIVER, Calif. - The 117th Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) crowned 10 champions on Sunday morning at Lake Natoma.
Yale University (5:32.939), Cornell University (5:44.426) and Stanford University (6:32.825) all earned National Championships as victors in the Men's Heavyweight Eight, Men's Lightweight Eight and Women's Lightweight Eight respectively.
The University of Washington were awarded the James Ten Eyck award as they captured the Men's Heavyweight Overall Points title thanks to a second-place finish in the varsity eight, fourth-place finish in the second varsity eight and a gold-medal performance in the third varsity eight.
Cornell University earned the IRA President's Trophy as winners of the Men's Lightweight Overall Point Champions after their first-place finish in the varsity eight, bronze medal finish in the four and a seventh-place finish in the straight four.
Stanford were named the IRA Commissioner Cup winners as the Women's Lightweight Overall Point champions thanks to their gold medal performances in the varsity eight and varsity four, along with a fifth-place finish in the double sculls.
The Clayton Chapman Award was taken home by Brown University as they were named the Most Improved Crew of the regatta, earning 24 more points in the James Ten Eyck overall standings than they did in 2017. 2017 results were used in this calculation as complete results for 2018 are unavailable.