Tulsa Rowers to Compete in Conference USA Championship on Saturday
May 16, 2014
Oak Ridge, Tennessee - The Tulsa rowers are set to race in the Conference USA Championship on Saturday, May 17th on Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. TU will be competing for the league title, as well as the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Championship.
"We are really excited for the 2014 C-USA Rowing Championships," Head Coach Kevin Harris said. "It's sad that this will be our last one with the teams who have built this conference, but we are looking forward to the racing. The team has been working very hard and they are ready to go show their stuff. Without a doubt it's going to be the toughest challenge we have had this year, but we are enthusiastic about the challenge and ready to race."
The Golden Hurricane will take on Alabama, Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Old Dominion, Sacramento State, San Diego State, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia in the Varsity 8+, Second Varsity 8+ and Varsity 4+. The league champion will be based on placement in all three events.
TU will also race in the Open 4+ and 3rd Varsity 8+ events.
2nd Varsity 8+ Betsy Govig Maria Gearing Melissa Urquhart Jennifer Casson Lauren Simpson Skylar Luttjehuizen Ashley Lane Carly Schmidt Maile Seto
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