Minnesota Rowing Concludes Fall Schedule at Head of the Iowa
Minnesota will conclued its fall season Sunday at the Head of the Iowa.

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 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+

Head of the Iowa

Varsity 8+

Boat A
Coxswain Sara Baldvins, Katrina Pichelli, Katie Anderson, Kayla Thom, Becky Kinchen, Katherine Windsor, Ali Haws, Rachel Sartor, Christine Beauparlant



Boat B
Coxswain Rachael Rogers, Melissa Drezdzon, Maddy Bourgeois, Lynn Hodnett, Ellen Hughs, Tabitha Andelin, Rebecca Braak, Sarah Sobek, Nicolette Marquardt

Boat C
Coxswain Jacqueline Stein, Erica Revering, Molly Gruber, Alexandria Voss, Anna Swanson, Debbie Brzozowski, Chelsea Miller, Jen Kohl, Caitlin Boon

Varsity 4+
Boat A
Coxswain Sara Baldvins, Katherine Windsor, Ali Haws, Christine Beauparlant, Rachel Sartor

Boat B
Coxswain Rachael Rogers, Maddy Bourgeois, Tabitha Andelin, Nicolette Marquardt, Becky Kinchen

Boat C
Coxswain Jacqueline, Jen Kohl, Rebecca Braak, Sarah Sobek, Chelsea Miller

Boat D
Coxswain Mahogany Ellis, Erica Revering, Alexandria Voss, Lynn Hodnett, Ellen Hughs

Novice 8+
Boat A
Coxswain Paige Burgeson, Shannon Boardway, Haylee Davis, Allie Cummiland, Kathleen Charley, Mary Prior, Samantha Otterson, Anna Swanson, Eleanor Ludkey

Boat B
Coxswain Erin Goenner, Sally Ratliff, Ashley Fink, Kelee Kemmesat, Caitlyn Slawny, Sarah Schulte, Mikinzie McVey, Amanda Lueck, Silvia Coleman

Boat C
Coxswain Danica Rog, Calyssa Chock, Aleah Laughlin, Allison Bratberg, Jasmine Mackenzie, Teesha Peterson, Narah Larson, Carson O'Doubhlain, Morgan Temple

Novice 4+
Boat A
Coxswain Paige Burgeson, Shannon Boardway, Mary Prior, Samantha Otterson, Eleanor Ludkey

Boat B
Coxswain Erica Wheeler, Haylee Davis, Allie Cummiland, Silvia Coleman, Kathleen Charley



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