Tulsa's Varsity 8+ Named C-USA Boat of the Week
March 26, 2014
Irving, Texas - The Tulsa Varsity 8+ was named as the Conference USA Boat of the Week, as announced today by the league office.
Angela Metzler, Sarah Ringler, Emalia Seto, Brooke Helmberger, Renee Vanasse, Emily Farrar, Kaity Swinford, Alana Bobka and Colleen Wohlrab raced the Varsity 8+ to wins over Kansas State and Texas last weekend at the Longhorn Invitational.
The Golden Hurricane turned in a time of 6:37.60, nearly a second faster than the Wildcats' time of 6:38.54, and had a 0.2-second victory over the Longhorns with a time of 6:47.3. TU fell to Yale, which was ranked eighth in the nation a year ago, by 19 seconds.
The Eight led the Hurricane to a third-place team finish behind Yale and San Diego.
Tulsa returns to action on April 4-5 at the San Diego Crew Classic in San Diego, Calif.
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