Kansas Rowing to Compete in Cincinnati

April 22, 2005

The Kansas Rowing team will travel to Cincinnati Saturday, April 23 to compete against Buffalo and Cincinnati. The event will begin at 10 a.m. at the Harsha Lake in East Fork State Park.

This is the third season that Kansas has competed against Cincinnati. Last season, the Jayhawks hosted Cincinnati and Kansas State in the Kansas Cup. Cincinnati came away with wins in the Varsity Four and the Second Varsity Eight races.

Kansas competed against Buffalo on April 17 in the Grand Final of the Knecht Cup. Buffalo earned the first place finish in the Novice Four and the Kansas “A” boat came in second.

For compete results following the regatta go to www.kuathletics.com.

Directions to the regattaDirections to East Fork from Cincinnati, Ohio:From Downtown: take I-471 South into Kentucky to I-275 East. I-275 East to Exit #65, Beechmont Avenue East 10 miles to route 222 (at second traffic light it is the second 222 sign) Do not turn at the Fireworks store. Turn left at light and left again into the park, and follow signs to the beach. The races finish in the middle of the beach.Coming from other directions: Same exit and directions from I-275, just get on I-275 from whatever direction you are coming from.

Alternate Route from Campus:Take I-471 South to I-275 East or North Take exit 72 (second exit across river) follow Rt. 52 to 10 mile road (will say Rt 749) Turn Left on 749. Follow the road until you get to a traffic light with a gas station on the right (Rt 132?) Go through the light and bear to the left at the fork in the road. Follow this road until it dead ends into Rt. 222, turn left and cross Rt. 125 and the park entrance is on the left, follow the signs to the Beach.