The Washington men’s rowing team won the Temple Challenge Cup at the Henley Royal Regatta on Sunday, and it was accomplished in record time.

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The Washington men’s rowing team won the Temple Challenge Cup at the Henley Royal Regatta on Sunday, and it was accomplished in record time.

The Husky eight, which was comprised of members from the second and third varsity eights from the past season, beat Oxford Brookes University in 5 minutes and 58 seconds, which was a record by five seconds. The old mark was set by Dutch crew A.S.R. Nereus in 2015. Oxford Brookes had won the race, which was created in 1990, three of the last four years. UW hadn’t won it since 2012.

Another Husky, rising senior Anna Thornton, won the women’s double sculls (the Stonor Challenge) along with partner Charlotte Hodgkins-Byrne.

Shane wins Madison

Jimmy Shane drove the Miss HomeStreet hydroplane to a win at the Madison (Ind.) Regatta.

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Shane edged Andrew Tate and Delta/RealTrac in the four-boat final. Tate won the season opener in Guntersville, and he and Shane figure to battle for the National High Points title all season.

It was the first win for HomeStreet crew chief Cindy Shirley, marking the first time a woman crew chief won a race.

Notes

• Eastern Washington’s Bogdan Bliznyuk, the Big Sky career points leader, signed a multiyear deal with Bnei Herzliya in Isreal’s top pro basketball division. The Todd Beamer grad was going to play with the Clippers in the NBA Summer League.

• David Estrada scored, but the host Sounders 2 lost to the Reno 1868 FC 2-1.