Kansas Rowing Completes a Successful Weekend at Head of the Hooch

Nov. 6, 2006

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. –

Kansas rowing completed a successful run at the Head of the Hooch on Sunday. Sunday’s races included the Jayhawks competing in the Championship Single, Lightweight Single, Novice Single, Open Four and Open Eight races.

Entering Sunday’s competition the Jayhawks had already wrapped up three medals from Saturday including a gold medal for the Championship Double. KU held four of the top ten spots in the Championship Double and earned a second place finish in the Championship Four.

Sunday’s races included the Championship Single as Annie Sims took the top spot for Kansas with a third-place finish and a time of 18:56.3. In the Lightweight Single Kansas placed first and second behind tremendous performances from LlynnAnn Laugesen and Elisheva Patterson. Laugesen’s winning time was 19:02.3, while Patterson finished up with a time of 19:53.2. Brooke Castrop placed third in the Novice Single with a time of 20:48.5.

In the Open Eight, the Jayhawks placed first with a time of 16:36.0. The Open Four was another successful race for KU as they placed second and third with times of 17:02.3 and 17:27.9.

“We had a good weekend,” head coach Rob Catloth said. “We started off the weekend with a good Saturday and followed that up with an even stronger Sunday.”

Next week Kansas rowing will take on Kansas State in Manhattan at the Sunflower Showdown on Nov. 11. This will mark the end of the Fall rowing season for the Jayhawks.

-Results Below-

Saturday’s Results
Championship Eight
Winning Time: 15:35.7
8) Kansas Boat A 16:11.4
16) Kansas Boat B 16:32.0

Championship Double
Winning Time: 18:09.2
1) Kansas Boat A 18:09.2
3) Kansas Boat B 18:41.2
6) Kansas Boat F 19:14.7
9) Kansas Boat D 19:52.3
12) Kansas Boat E 20:16.0
16) Kansas Boat C 20:50.1

Championship Four
Winning Time: 16:55.9
2) Kansas Boat 17:15.5

Sunday’s Results
Championship Single
Winning Time: 18:43.7
3) Annie Sims 18:56.3
6) Whitney Fasbender 19:24.5
7) Lindsey Miles 19:26.1
8) Tiffany Jeffers 19:58.3
9) Kara Boston 20:01.1
10) Tricia Sawtelle 20:01.6

Lightweight Single
Winning Time: 19:02.3
1) LlynnAnn Laugesen 19:02.3
2) Elisheva Patterson 19:53.2

Novice Single
Winning Time: 20:25.9
3) Brooke Castrop 20:48.5
5) Carrie Selden 21:12.5

Open Eight
Winning Time: 16:36.0
1) Kansas Boat A 16:36.0

Open Four
Winning Time: 16:49.9
2) Kansas Boat A 17:02.3
3) Kansas Boat B 17:27.9