Aug. 9, 2012
Jacqueline Stein, a sophomore on the University of Minnesota rowing team, advanced to the finals in both the Senior Women's 8+ and Under 23 Women's 8+ events at the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta in St. Catherines, Ontario. The coxswain, who is the first American Gopher to take part in the regatta, is competing with her club team, Penn A.C. Rowing Association.
In the Senior Women's 8+, Stein helped her team to a second-place finish in Heat A with a time of 6:48.36, with the top-three teams from each heat advancing to the Finals. Penn A.C. will race for the HIH President's Trophy Thursday afternoon at 4:24 p.m. CT.
Stein and Penn A.C. also placed second in their heat in the Under 23 Women's 8+ with a time of 6:50.58 and will compete for the Geoffrey Taylor Trophy Friday afternoon at 4:50 p.m. CT.
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.