Oct. 14, 2012
Seniors Ali Haws and Cassie Drozynskiposted a time of 21:17.05 to win the title in the Women's Collegiate 2- event Sunday morning as the University of Minnesota rowing team's varsity squad competed in the Head of the Rock regatta in Rockford, Ill.
The Gophers also had two boats take part in the Collegiate Women 4+ later in the day, with the Varsity 4A boat of Rachael Rogers, Katherine Windsor, Kayla Thom, Lynn Hodnett and Ellen Hughes finishing sixth overall with a time of 19:00.86. The Varsity 4B boat of Taylor Gainey, Jaime Friscia, Alexandria Voss, Erica Revering and Amy VanHeel placed 12th with a time of 19:36.77.
Three varsity 8+ boats were scheduled to compete in the afternoon session for Minnesota, but the races were cancelled due to inclement weather.
The Gophers will conclude their fall season at the Head of the Iowa on Oct. 28.
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.