Tuesday, June 28 2022

Women’s rowing | 04/28/2022 08:59:00

MINNEAPOLIS — Gopher’s rowing program heads to Iowa this weekend for Minnesota’s final competition ahead of next month’s Big Ten Championships. The Maroon & Gold will hit the water on Friday, April 29 against Iowa, Oregon State, Central Florida, Southern California and Wisconsin – competing at Coralville Reservoir. Friday’s event is tentatively scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. CT.

Schedule of Events (Courtesy of Iowa Athletics)
See the updated schedule in the links section.

Projected Gopher Boat Assignments

First session
1V8: Isabelle Bejaran (helmsman), Cecile Christensen, Harriet Haege, Gabby Mullally, lindsay eliasen, Meg Messer, Melissa Wiebke, Ella Saunders, Christina McBride
2V8: Miranda Cyr (helmsman), Kirrali Schofield, Sarah Weyrauch, Maddie Mainwood, Maddie Motzel, Avery Kotrba, Natalie Doebler, Annie Moen, Mallory Garfield
1V4: Megan Samson (helmsman), Mel Bartlett, Whitney Holm, Katie Hallahan, Casey Wempner
2V4: Sophie Banic (helmsman), Grace Loescher, Cady Isom, Candan Yalman, Brooke Bierbaum
3V4: Miranda Cyr (helmsman), Addie Gunther, Madeleine Lange, Margot Crawley, Meri Bosnic
1N8: Micha Shah (helmsman), Tallulah Sweet, Anna Stephenson, Nathalie Danielson, Kimball Utsey, Maya Modelli, Lindsey Grafstrom, Mia Forouhari, Sydney Hicks
2N8: Striped

Second session
1V8: Isabelle Bejaran (helmsman), Cecile Christensen, Harriet Haege, Gabby Mullally, lindsay eliasen, Meg Messer, Melissa Wiebke, Ella Saunders, Christina McBride
2V8: Miranda Cyr (helmsman), Kirrali Schofield, Sarah Weyrauch, Maddie Mainwood, Maddie Motzel, Tallulah Sweet, Natalie Doebler, Annie Moen, Mallory Garfield
1V4: Megan Samson (helmsman), Mel Bartlett, Whitney Holm, Katie Hallahan, Casey Wempner
2V4: Sophie Banic (helmsman), Avery Kotrba, Cady Isom, Candan Yalman, Brooke Bierbaum
3V4: Striped
1N8: Micha Shah (helmsman), Gwyneth Pitchall, Rhiannon Wilson, Katarina Johans, Katia Marcellus, Maya Modelli, Katy Isackson-Papp, Mary Ulrich, Ella Mackin
2N8: Striped

Last outing
Minnesota exits the competition at the second annual B1G Invitational earlier this month in Sarasota, Florida. The Maroon & Gold capped the two-day event with a Second Varsity Eight victory while the ‘U’ added a trio of second-place finishes on the water.

Academic excellence
The Gophers set academic records for All-Big Ten Academic Honorees (42), Big Ten Distinguished Scholars (23), CRCA Scholar Athletes (14), and team cumulative GPA (3.50) on the season. last during the 2020-21 campaign, and things have only improved so far in 2021-22 as Minnesota improved its cumulative team GPA record to 3.54 in the fall of 2021.

Captain Gophers Name Trio
University of Minnesota Rowing Program and Head Coach Alice Strodel announced the team captains for the 2021-22 season with lindsay eliasen, Gabby Mullally and Casey Wempner leading the Maroon & Gold. Eliasen and Mullally return as captains for the second consecutive year while Wempner joins the leadership group this year.

Look forward
Minnesota returns to the water with the Big Ten Championships on Sunday, May 15 in Indianapolis.

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