Minnesota will face the host Hawkeyes and Louisville during the event.
Five of the Gophers' six boats won by open water.
Minnesota's varsity eight A boat finished secondin the main event.
The varsity 8+ will open the competition at 10:00 a.m.
Seven boats will compete Sunday on Rock River.
2011-12 Freshman Season: Competed with the First Novice Eight throughout the season ... Rowed at the San Diego Crew Classic (3/31-4/1) ... Defeated Indiana at the Big Ten Double Dual (4/7) ... Defeated San Diego, Clemson, Penn State and Michigan State at the Virginia Invitational (4/14-15) ... Raced against Wisconsin in the Home Dual vs. the Badgers (4/29) ... placed fifth at the Big Ten Championships (5/13).
Gophers Earn Top Marks In Cardinal Invitational
Gophers Earn Top Marks In Cardinal Invitational this weekend in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
Gophers Set To Compete In Cardinal Invitational
Gophers are set to compete in Cardinal Invitational in Oak Ridge, Tennessee this weekend.
Catching Up with Coach Davis
GopherSports.com had the chance to catch up with head rowing coach Wendy Davis to recap the weekend and preview the upcoming season.