Redwood Shores, Calif. -- The 12th-ranked University of Iowa Rowing team capped the 2019 PAC-12 Invitational with performances against top-ranked and reigning NCAA Champion Cal-Berkeley in Redwood Shores, Calif.
HOW IT HAPPENED
I VARSITY EIGHT: The Hawkeyes opened competition on Day two at the PAC-12 Invitational with the 1V8 posting a time of 6:25.5. The crew outperformed both of yesterday’s performances by 3.8 seconds but could not edge out the Golden Bears.
II VARSITY EIGHT: The II Varsity Eight got out strong against Cal and recorded a time of 6:46.7, but were unable to get past their opponents in the stretch. The Golden Bears overtook the Hawkeyes in the second event of the day.
I VARSITY FOUR: The I Varsity Four boat was the last event contested in the final session, pulling to a time of 7:42.8. The Hawkeyes fell to No. 1 Cal to close the invitational after the Golden Bears led with a time of 7:16.9.
HEARING FROM HEAD COACH ANDREW CARTER
(A quote from Coach Carter will be added when applicable)
I Varsity Eight: Naomi Visser, Elena Waiglein, Paige Schlapkohl, Hannah Greenlee, Hunter Koenigsfeld, Contessa Harold, Katie Pearson, Eve Stewart, Logan Jones (coxswain)
II Varsity Eight: Lucie Daman, Kayla Jensen, Carly Millard, Amalie Millard, Nathalia Wellenreiter, Rachel Canon, Nina Lawrence, Claire Rutherford, Faith Wieland (coxswain)
I Varsity Four: Allison Blevins, Rachel Valentine, Molly Rygh, Noelle Ossenkop, Katie Becker (coxswain)
The Hawkeyes will host their sole home event of the season on Saturday, April 13th as they bring in Wisconsin and Minnesota at Lake McBride.