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.
2014-15 • Senior Season: Raced in the 3V8 at the Head of the Mississippi (10/5) ... raced in the 3V8 at the Head of the Rock (10/12)
2013-14 • Junior Season:
2012-13 • Sophomore Season: Raced at the Oklahoma Invite as 2v4 against Oklahoma, Kansas, Kansas State, and Tulsa (3/9-3/10) ... Defeated Tennessee in the 2v4 boat (3/24)... Raced at Wisconsin in the 2v4 boat (5/5)... Competed at Big Ten Championships (5/19).
2011-12 • Freshman Season: Competed with the First Novice Eight throughout the season ... Competed 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 (5/17) ... named Minnesota's Most Improved Novice Rower.
Previous Rowing Experience: Earned two letters in rowing at Amherst Regional High School...also earned four letters in ski racing...member of Northampton Youth and Community Rowing.
Personal: Born May 13, 1993...daughter of Joanne and John Swanson...majoring in business and marketing education, enjoys speaking Spanish, and loves mountain-biking with her dad.
Gophers to Visit Minnesota State Fair
Golden Gopher teams and coaches are scheduled to appear at the 2016 Minnesota State Fair Aug. 29-31.
Summer Off Campus: Kortney Luedloff
Luedloff, a management information systems major in the Carlson School of Management from Waconia, Minn., worked as a technology consulting analyst for Accenture in Minneapolis.
Summer Off Campus: Lauren Miller
Miller, a neuroscience major from St. Cloud, gained valuable professional and athletic experience in Boston this summer.