Aug. 11, 2012
Jacqueline Stein, a sophomore on the University of Minnesota rowing team, competed in the finals of both the Senior Women's 8+ and Under 23 Women's 8+ events at the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta in St. Catherines, Ontario this week. The coxswain, who is the first American Gopher to take part in the regatta, competed with her club team, Penn A.C. Rowing Association.
In the Senior Women's 8+ Final Thursday, Stein helped her team to a sixth-place finish with a time of 7:15.16. Vesper won the race in 6:44.86 to claim the HIH President's Trophy.
Stein and Penn A.C. followed up that performance with a fifth-place showing in the Under 23 Women's 8+ Final Friday, clocking a time of 7:06.59. Vesper also placed first in the U23 race in 6:34.75 to take home the Geoffrey Taylor Trophy.
World Rowing U-23 Championships begin Wednesday
Anna Cruse and Team USA will compete at next week's 2017 World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria as entries were finalized this week.
Cruse is first Gopher to join U-23 National Team
2017 Minnesota grand and former Gopher rower Anna Cruse qualified for the World Championships in Bulgaria on Thursday
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.