The Bulldogs edged the Bluejays by more than seven seconds in the varsity 4 race and finished more than six seconds ahead in the second varsity four race. Creighton took the varsity eight race by more than eight seconds and by just over five seconds in the second varsity 4 race. Drake won the first two races, the varsity four and the second varsity eight, while Creighton earned victories in the varsity eight and the second varsity four. CARTER LAKE, Iowa – The Drake University rowing team continued its spring season Saturday morning as the Bulldogs faced the Creighton Bluejays in four races. The local rivals competed in four different races, varsity 4+, 2nd varsity 4+, varsity 8+ and 2nd varsity 8+, on Carter Lake. Drake at Creighton Results/LineupsV4+ (A) – 1. DU – 8:29.12 2. CU – 8:36.64 3. CU – 8:59.80Miranda Peterson (cox) (Duluth, Minn.), Elaine Fickau (Mukwonago, Wis.), Erica Thacker (Johnston, Iowa), Madeline Killian (Mendota Heights, Minn.), Elise Nikolic (Champlin, Minn.)2V8+ – 1. DU – 7:22.10 2. CU – 7:28.48 3. CU- 8:11.47Bri Varela (cox), Madison Peterson (River Forrest, Ill.), Tristina Meister (Mitchell, Neb.), Jessica Rebischke (Lakeville, Minn.), Liz Long (Dayton, Ohio), Kayla Caldwell (St. Charles, Ill.), Julie Shipley (St. Louis, Mo.), Shelley Hunter (Ontario, Calif.), Taylor Schaben (Portsmouth, Iowa)V8+ – 1. CU – 7:14.30 2. DU – 7:22.35Sadie Robb (Norwood, Iowa) (cox), Sarah Frantik (Oswego, Ill.), Alex Lueck (West Allis, Wis.), Gabrielle Brodek (Hampden, Maine), Sarah Larson (Watertown, S.D.), Kersin Donat (Vilsbiburg, Germany), Kesley Leahy (Madison, Wis.), Emily Householter (Wheaton, Ill.), Haley Abrams (Byron, Minn.)2V4 + (B) – 1. CU – 8:32.99 2. CU – 8:33.34 3. DU – 8:38.34Paige Prien (cox) (Monroe, Wis.), Killian, Mikaela Janes (Jackson, Wis.), Lauren Bascio (Springfield, Ill.), Leah Willmot (Peru, Ill.)Print Friendly Version Following Saturday’s showdown with the Bluejays, Drake will have two weeks to prepare for its next race, the Mid-America Collegiate Rowing Association (MACRA) Championship held May 1 on Lake Harsha in East Fork Lake State Park in southern Ohio.