May 3, 2013
The University of Minnesota women's rowing team is set to wrap-up regular-season action Sunday morning when it makes the short trip to Madison, Wis., for a Big Ten double dual against host Wisconsin and Michigan State. Action on Lake Mendota will get underway at 8:00 a.m.
The Gophers' First Varsity Eight will be the first to race both the No. 14-ranked Badgers and the Spartans, followed by the Second Varsity Eight at 8:15 a.m. The Second Novice Eight will get started at 8:30 a.m., while the First Novice Eight and First Varsity Four will shove off at 8:45 a.m. and 9:15 a.m., respectively.
The event will come to a close with the Second Varsity Four race at 9:30 a.m.
Fans can follow live results from each race on Twitter by following @BadgersLive.
The Big Ten double dual will be the final tune-up for the Gophers before they compete in the 2013 Big Ten Rowing Championships on May 19 in Indianapolis, Ind.
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