Tulsa Varsity 8+ Selected as C-USA Boat of the Week Again
April 9, 2014
Irving, Texas - The Tulsa Varsity 8+ was named as the Conference USA Boat of the Week for the second time this season, as announced today by the league office. TU picked up the same honor on March 26th.
The Golden Hurricane Varsity 8+ placed fourth in the Grand Final of the Collegiate 8+ race at the San Diego Crew Classic on Mission Bay. The TU crew of coxswain Angela Metzler, Sarah Ringler, Emalia Seto, Brooke Helmberger, Renee Vanasse, Emily Farrar, Kaity Swinford, Alana Bobka and Colleen Wohlrab finished less than a second off the medal stand with a fourth-place time of 7:03.76 in the Grand Final. British Columbia (6:53.92), Victoria (6:56.33) and St. Mary's (7:02.94) claimed the top three spots. Tulsa defeated Iowa, Kansas State, Cal State-Sacramento and Portland.
In the heat, the Hurricane posted a fourth-place time of 7:04.87, trailing British Columbia (6:57.98), Iowa (7:02.40) and St. Mary's (7:03.75). TU defeated Old Dominion, Purdue and Villanova.
Tulsa will return to action this weekend, April 12th and 13th, at the Knecht Cup in Cherry Hill, N.J.
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