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)
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.