Kansas Completes Day One in Tennessee
May 12, 2007
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. -
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. - Kansas rowing fared well on the first day of the South-Central Regionals in Oak Ridge, Tenn. All five boats qualified for the final day of competition, with three boats competing for a Top 12 finish. Both eight-man boats will compete for a Top 18 finish.
The Second Varsity Eight boat placed third in its semifinal heat with a time of 7:28.69. Likewise, the First Varsity Eight boat finished second in its semifinal heat in a time of 7:16.68. The times were strong enough to place both boats in the third of four finals heats tomorrow.
The Open Four boat crossed the wire in a time of 9:21.26 and will race in the second flight of boats tomorrow. The Varsity Four boat finished in fifth place in its semifinal heat with a time of 8:02.26 and will also race in the second flight on Sunday.
The Novice Eight boat narrowly missed a spot in the Grand Final by merely four seconds. Instead, the novice rowers will be a favorite in the Petite Final. The Novice Eight finished in a time of 7:28.77.
"I think we did as well as we could have expected today," said
Check back with kuathletics.com for the latest on the results at the South-Central Regionals.
Sunday's Race Schedule
Second Varsity Eight - "C" Final - 10:00 a.m.
First Varsity Eight - "C" Final - 10:10 a.m.
Open Four - Petite Final - 10:20 a.m.
Novice Eight - Petite Final - 10:40 a.m.
Varsity Four - Petite Final - 11:00 a.m.