Kansas Rowing to Compete at Sunflower Showdown

Nov. 10, 2005

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas rowing will conclude its Fall season Nov. 12 when it travels to Manhattan to take on the Kansas State Wildcats in the 2005 Sunflower Showdown. The Jayhawks are looking to break Kansas State’s three-year win streak.

The regatta will take place on the Tuttle Creek Lake Reservoir starting at 8:30 a.m. with the 2nd Varsity Eight race and conclude following the 9:15 a.m. Varsity Four race. Other races included are the 1st Varsity Eight, 1st Novice Eight and 2nd Novice Four.

Last weekend, the Jayhawks excelled at the Head of the Hooch. In the Championship Double race, Kansas took three top-10 finishes, one being the second-place finish of senior Jennifer Ebel and junior Jelayna Da Silva with a time of 18:44.9. The Jayhawks also finished fourth in the Championship Four race with a time of 19:25.2. Sunday’s races included senior Jennifer Ebel with the top spot for Kansas in fifth place with a time of 22:49.3 in the Championship Single race. In the Open Eight, the Jayhawks placed second and fourth with times of 18:30.0 and 18:39.6, respectively.

For complete results following the regatta, go to www.kuathletics.com.

-Schedule of Events and Boating Assignments-

8:30 a.m. – 2nd Varsity Eight
8:40 a.m. – 1st Varsity Eight
8:50 a.m. – 1st Novice Eight
9:00 a.m. – 2nd Novice Eight
9:15 a.m. – Varsity Four

2nd Varsity EightCoxswain: Samira Naji8: Paige Phillips7: Gillian Van Ruyven 6: Whitney Fasbender 5: Tayler Eldridge 4: Annie Sims3: Katie Ault2: Alia BoberBow: Kara Boston 1st Varsity EightCoxswain: Ardis Johnson8: Jennifer Ebel7: Tiffany Jeffers 6: Jelyana Da Silva5: Kris Lazar4: Tricia Sawtelle3: Lindsey Miles2: LlynnAnn LaugesenBow: Alexis Boston 1st Novice Eight (A)Coxswain: Katie Brosious8: Abbi Huderle7: Jayme Lisher6: Anne Austin5: Sarah Kulhanek4: Brittany Katz3: Carrie Selden2: Brooke Castrop Bow: Kahheetah Barnoskie 1st Novice Eight (B)Coxswain: Hannah Zachritz8: Kathleen Fitzgerald7: Becca Labat6: Melissa Oliver5: Madeline Shike 4: Alison Henning3: Allison Watkins2: Kristen DeckertBow: Callie Owen 2nd Novice Eight (A) Coxswain: Lexie Peterson8: Tori Endersbe7: Megan Heacock 6: Brittany Guthmiller 5: Ashley Hughes4: Kelsey Jensen3: Hailee Jones2: Kendall FossBow: Kim Hughes 2nd Novice Eight (B)Coxswain: Christina Waggoner8: Kate Tucker7: Allison Clark6: Lauren Scheerer5: Sarah Waller4: Megan Jones3: Jessica Withrow2: Megan Corazzin Bow: Brittany Dorf Varsity FourCoxswain: Catlin Curtis4: Annie Sims3: Emily Fuhs2: Ashley BroockerdBow: Elisheva Patterson