🚣 Kansas Rowing to Host Sunflower Showdown in Lawrence
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas Rowing will now host the Dillons Sunflower Showdown at Burcham Park in Lawrence on Saturday, April 30. The event was previously scheduled to be held at Wyandotte County Lake. Racing between the Jayhawks and Kansas State will begin on the Kansas River early on Saturday morning.
The Showdown will start at 8 a.m. CT on Saturday as Kansas and Kansas State take to the water to compete in the 3 Varsity 8+ event. Races will then compete in 15-minute increments until 12 p.m, when Kansas and Kansas State compete in the 1 Varsity 8+ event.
"This week’s racing will be the final competition tune up ahead of our conference championship. We look forward to competing in front of a big home crowd and hope the weather will hold off so these teams can get this racing opportunity."Head Coach Carrie Cook-Callen
Following the completion of all racing for the day, Kansas will honor Abigail Benedict, Kinsey Hagedorn, Maggie Habben, Julia Isbell, Addie Kershner, Jenna Lenherr, Danica Pecana, Shay Pemberton, Sarah Schulz, Lillian Thomas, Kacie Kinley, Jadyn Jay, Jessica Brewer and Ava Winkles with senior day recognition.
Fans are encouraged to follow @KU_Rowing for any further weather-related updates.