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.
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.
Rowing Heads to Big Ten Championships
Competition will take place in Indianapolis on Sunday morning at the Big Ten Championships.
Rowing Races at Wisconsin Cancelled
The Saturday meeting with the Badgers has been cancelled due to forecasted high winds in the Madison area.