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.
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.
Gophers Featured in Star Tribune Column
Patrick Reusse spent time with the Gopher rowing team last week during a morning practice.
Gophers Compete in Boston
Competing among 33 boats in the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta, the Minnesota rowing team finished 16th on Sunday afternoon.