PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Four Division I crews and one DII crew proved no match for the first Varsity 8 squad from DIII's 10th-ranked team as Washington (Md.) claimed the Lela Kerr Cup.

The first Varsity 8 won its race in 6:28.8. Host Drexel was second in 6:31.6, Fordham third in 6:38.8, La Salle fourth in 6:42.6, Villanova fifth in 6:45.0 and DII Philadelphia finished sixth in 6:48.8.

Meanwhile. the Shorewomen's second Varsity 8 finished second behind Franklin & Marshall's first Varsity 8. Bryn Mawr was third, while Franklin & Marshall's second Varsity 8 was fourth.