Rowing Spring Campaign Opens This Saturday
March 21, 2007
LAWRENCE, Kan. –
The Kansas rowing team will make its 2007 debut Saturday, March 24 at home on the Kansas River near Burcham Park. KU will host the SMU Mustangs and the Texas Longhorns. Races will begin at 9 a.m. with the Second Novice Eight and will end following the conclusion of the First Varsity Eight race.
KU last saw live action on November 11, 2006 when they defeated the Kansas State Wildcats 14-11 in a fall dual. Despite a cold winter, the rowing team was able to maintain conditioning in the winter by training for a week in Austin, Tex. from Jan. 8-17.
Saturday Racing Schedule, Times and KU Boating Assignments:
9:00am 2nd Novice Eight
9:15am 1st Novice Eight
Coxswain:Best, Sarah8Larson, Elena7Beall, Katie6Lawrence, Lindsey5Jackson, Valerie4Bortz, Amber3Flickinger, Brianna2Rachow, StacyBowMartin, Emily
9:30am Varsity Four
Coxswain:Peterson, Lexie4Huderle, Abby3Hughes, Ashley2Deckert, KristinBowOwen, Callie “>Owen, Callie
9:45am Novice FourCoxswain:Gubbins, Nichole4Belford, Brittany3Strohl, Britany2Miller, KellyBowGier, Megan
10:00am 2nd Varsity EightCoxswain:Curtis, Catlin “>Curtis, Catlin 8Sawtelle, Tricia7Broockerd, Ashley6Oliver, Melissa5Heacock, Megan4Barnoskie, Kahheetah3Selden, Carrie2Castrop, BrookeBowJones, Hailee “>Jones, Hailee
10:15am 1st Varsity EightCoxswain:Naji, Samira8Miles, Lindsey7Da Silva, Jelayna6Jeffers, Tiffany5Sims, Annie4Boston, Kara3Fasbender, Whitney2Patterson, ElishevaBowLaugesen, LlynnAnn
Directions to Burcham Park:
-From the Kansas Turnpike (I – 70) Take West Lawrence exit #202. Go thru first stop light, turn left at 4th Street. Take 4th St. to third stop sign, turn left on Indiana St. Follow Indiana St. two blocks then turn right into Burcham Park at 2nd and Indiana. (Parking will be available outside of the park — parking inside the park is reserved for officials and athletes)