University of Iowa rowing travels to Sarasota, Florida., for the Big Ten Invitational on April 7-8 at Nathan Benderson Park.
*All times Central-Standard Time
AM – 8:30: 2V8 | 8:40: 1V8 | 9:50: 2V4 | 10:00: 1V4 | 10:20: 3V4 | 10:40: 4V8 | 11:20: 3V8
PM – 1:55: 2V8 | 2:05: 1V8 | 3:15: 2V4 | 3:25: 1V4 | 4:25: 4V8 | 4:55: 3V8
AM – 8:10: 2V8 | 8:20: 1V8 | 9:30: 2V4 | 9:40: 1V4 | 10:40: 4V8 | 11:00: 3V8
ABOUT THE HAWKEYES
• Juniors Emma Dabinett and Abbey Klostermann enter the 2023 season after receiving first and second team all-Big Ten honors in the 2022 season.
• Iowa recorded a program-high four Big Ten Boat of the Week honors during the 2022 championship season.
• The Hawkeye’s placed fifth at the 2022 Big Ten Championships – the program’s best finish since 2019.
• Junior Hailey Mercuri represented her home country of Canada in the U23 World Rowing Championships during July in Varese, Italy.
• Senior Molly Rygh was a Big Ten Sportsmanship Honoree recipient at the 2022 Big Ten Championships.
• Iowa’s roster represents a total of six countries and nine states, including 39 athletes from Iowa.
• Iowa’s coaching staff includes associate head coach Megan Fitzpatrick, and assistant coaches Katie Thurstin and Lowell McNicholas.
CLIMBING THE RANKS
Iowa received a total of 90 votes in the latest edition of the CRCA Pocock Poll, nearing in on the national top-20 ranking. The Hawkeyes spent 10 weeks receiving votes throughout the course of the 2022 spring season.
The Hawkeyes will face another slew of high-level opponents at the B1G Invitational – where eight of the nation’s top-20 teams will be racing (#2 Duke, #6 Brown, #11 Ohio State, #13 Michigan, #15 SMU, #18 Tennessee, #19 Alabama, #20 Indiana).
QUOTE FROM HEAD COACH JEFF GARBUTT
“We are really excited for the opportunity to travel down to Sarasota and race eight of the top-20 ranked teams in the country on a world-class course. It will be a great weekend of competition for the Hawkeyes.”
FOLLOW THE HAWKEYES
Fans can follow the Iowa rowing program on social media via Instagram (@iowa_rowing) and Facebook (iowawomensrowing) with live updates on Twitter (@iowarowing).
The Hawkeyes will be back in action on April 15 in Kansas City, Kansas to take on the Kansas Jayhawks.