April 1, 2012
The University of Minnesota First Novice Eight finished fourth in the Grand Final of the Women's Collegiate Novice event Sunday afternoon with a time of 7:38.76 at the 39th renewal of the San Diego Crew Classic on Mission Bay in San Diego, Calif.
The crew of coxswain Danica Rog, Haylee Davis, Samantha Otterson, Anna Swanson, Kathleen Charley, Mary Prior, Kalee Kemmesat, Silvia Coleman and Shannon Boardway defeated Washington State and Oklahoma, and finished behind first-place California (7:24.33), UCLA (7:32.39) and Washington (7:37.28).
The Gophers are back in action April 7 as they take part in the Big Ten Double Dual vs. Indiana and Ohio State in Bloomington, Ind.
Women's Collegiate Novice 8
1. California - 7:24.33
2. UCLA - 7:32.39
3. Washington - 7:37.28
4. Minnesota A - 7:38.76
5. Washington State - 7:41.99
6. Oklahoma - 7:56.45
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.
Rowing Heads to Big Ten Championships
Competition will take place in Indianapolis on Sunday morning at the Big Ten Championships.
Rowing Races at Wisconsin Cancelled
The Saturday meeting with the Badgers has been cancelled due to forecasted high winds in the Madison area.