April 21, 2013
The University of Minnesota women's rowing team tallied two third-place finishes and a fourth-place finish to conclude competition at the Clemson Invite Sunday morning on Lake Hartwell in Clemson, S.C.
The Gophers' First Varsity Eight opened the final day of competition by placing third with a time of 6:52.2 to defeat Oregon State, Texas and UCF, with No. 4 Ohio State and No. 5 UCLA finishing 1-2 in the event.
Minnesota's Second Varsity Eight also finished third with a time of 7:09.9, while the First Varsity Four notched a fourth-place finish in 6:43.3 on a 1500 meter course.
The Maroon and Gold will be back in the water on May 5 when it travels to Madison, Wis., to face-off with Big Ten rivals Wisconsin and Michigan State in league action.
Lineups for the Clemson Invite are below:
1V8: Emilie Sabourin (cox), Christine Beauparlant, Cassie Drozynski, Ali Haws, Rebecca Braak, Lynn Hodnett, Katherine Windsor, Becky Kinchen and Rachel Sartor
2V8: Taylor Gainey (cox), Ellen Hughes, Katie Anderson, Kayla Thom, Sarah Sobek, Chelsea Miller, Elisabeth Bott, Nicolette Marquardt, Tabitha Andelin
1V4: Rachael Rogers (cox), Alexandria Voss, Jaime Friscia, Katherine Moran, Erica Revering
*Alternate (Sylvia Coleman)
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.