Oct. 28, 2011
The Minnesota rowing team will conclude its fall schedule Sunday morning when it takes part in the Head of the Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. The Gophers' varsity 8+ boats start off the day for Minnesota beginning at 10:30 a.m., while the novice boats wrap up the event at 2 p.m.
The Head of the Iowa is the second and final regatta for the Golden Gophers during the fall season. The squad also competed in the Head of the Mississippi on Oct. 2, where is swept the competition in all four of its events.
LAST YEAR AT THE HEAD OF THE IOWA
Last season, Minnesota had its first varsity eight take part in the Princeton Chase, while two additional varsity eight boats, three varsity four boats and three novice eight boats competed in the Head of the Iowa. In Iowa City, the varsity eight squads placed sixth and eighth and the varsity four boats added ninth, 12th and 15th place overall finishes in their event. In novice eight action, the Gophers placed third, seventh and ninth overall.
10:30 a.m. - Women's Varsity 8+
11:30 a.m. - Women's Novice 4+
1:00 p.m. - Women's Varsity 4+
2:00 p.m. - Women's Novice 8+
MORE INFORMATION ON HEAD OF THE IOWA
Head of the Iowa
Coxswain Rachael Rogers, Melissa Drezdzon, Maddy Bourgeois, Lynn Hodnett, Ellen Hughs, Tabitha Andelin, Rebecca Braak, Sarah Sobek, Nicolette Marquardt
Coxswain Paige Burgeson, Shannon Boardway, Haylee Davis, Allie Cummiland, Kathleen Charley, Mary Prior, Samantha Otterson, Anna Swanson, Eleanor Ludkey
Coxswain Erin Goenner, Sally Ratliff, Ashley Fink, Kelee Kemmesat, Caitlyn Slawny, Sarah Schulte, Mikinzie McVey, Amanda Lueck, Silvia Coleman
Coxswain Danica Rog, Calyssa Chock, Aleah Laughlin, Allison Bratberg, Jasmine Mackenzie, Teesha Peterson, Narah Larson, Carson O'Doubhlain, Morgan Temple
Coxswain Paige Burgeson, Shannon Boardway, Mary Prior, Samantha Otterson, Eleanor Ludkey
Coxswain Erica Wheeler, Haylee Davis, Allie Cummiland, Silvia Coleman, Kathleen Charley
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.