Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons
Minnesota posts six top-five finishes at the Head of the Iowa.
The Gophers will have 12 boats competing at the event.
2011-12 Sophomore Season: Redshirted ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2010-11 Freshman Season: Competed with the Second Varsity Eight throughout the season ... placed fourth at the Big Ten Championships (5/15) ... rowed vs. the Badgers at the Wisconsin Dual (5/1) ... tallied two first-place finishes at the Charles River Challenge (4/17) ... competed against Michigan and Michigan State at the Big Ten Double Duals (4/9) ... defeated Tennessee at the Tennessee Dual (3/20).
Previous Rowing Experience: Rowed with the South Niagara Rowing Club and the Notre Dame College High School team ... has competed in the Head of the Charles for four straight years and competed for Canada in the CanAmEx Regatta two years ... placed first with the Junior B Four and Junior B Double and second in the Junior Pair at the 2007 National Fall Rowing Championships ... by both the SNRC and Notre Dame, was named the 2008 Oars Women of the Year ... has played competitive basketball and was in dance for 10 years.
Personal: Daughter of Eva Pichelli and Bruno Pichelli ... interested in studying graphic design.
World Rowing U-23 Championships begin Wednesday
Anna Cruse and Team USA will compete at next week's 2017 World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria as entries were finalized this week.
Cruse is first Gopher to join U-23 National Team
2017 Minnesota grand and former Gopher rower Anna Cruse qualified for the World Championships in Bulgaria on Thursday
Gophers Place Seventh at Big Tens
Anna Greene and Rylie Wargo earned All-Big Ten recognition while the Gophers earned a pair of top-five finishes.