June 12, 2013
Future University of Minnesota women’s rower McKenzie Lukacs, who signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) in May, was recently selected to represent Rowing Canada Aviron at the 2013 World Rowing Junior Championships. Lukacs will compete in the Junior Women’s 2x event along with her teammate Sofia Donneke.
We are really excited for Mckenzie,” Golden Gopher head coach Wendy Davis said. “She will gain valuable racing experience going against the best of the best in high school rowing.”
The World Rowing Junior Championships will take place August 7-11 in Trakai, Lithuania. The Canadian Team will depart Canada on July 29 for a pre-event training camp that will also take place in Trakai.
Minnesota Hosts Border Battle Regatta
Minnesota hosts their only home meet of the year. They take on Wisconsin Sunday at Lake Phalen.
Gophers Finish An Impressive Meet at Wisconsin
The University of Minnesota rowing team picked up four first place finishes, seven second place finishes and one third place finish in Wisconsin.
Gophers Travel to B1G/Big XII Invitational
Minnesota takes on the Sooners, Hawkeyes and the Badgers in Baraboo, Wisconsin.