Women's Rowing

No. 6 Buckeyes to Face No. 3 Michigan, Tennessee, Oklahoma and Oregon State

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April 13, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The No. 6 Ohio State rowing team will travel to Ann Arbor, Mich., for its second road regatta of the season Saturday and will compete against No. 3 Michigan, Tennessee, Oklahoma and Oregon State on Belleville Lake. The Buckeyes will face the Wolverines and Sooners in the morning session at 9 a.m. and will row against the Ducks and the Lady Volunteers in the afternoon session which is slated to being at 1 p.m.

Probable Lineups
Saturday April 14
Belleville Lake
Ann Arbor, Mich.

1V8
Ellen Heister
Claudia Herpertz
Eelkje Miedema
Allison Elber
Ilse Paulis
Emily Walsh
Ulrike Denker
Claire-Louise Bode
Coxswain: Amanda Poll

2V8
Katie Beletskaya
Samantha Fowle
Ashley Bauer
Meghan Birkbeck
Claudia Schiwy
Nadine Seehaus
Cori Meinert
Kate Sweeney
Coxswain: Victoria Lazur

1V4
Taylore Urban
Katie King
Stephanie Johnson
Emily Ralph
Coxswain: Dara Schnoll

2V4
Kara Shropshire
Ashley Dzurnak
Katherine Anne Cook
Lauren Eckles
Coxswain: Alexandra Sawatzki

3V8
Jillian Getz
Kate Nadine Cline
Ashley Pryor
Charlene Jones
Julie Dick
Brittney Wex
Sarah Cornish
Katherine Tylinski
Coxswain: Sami Jurofsky

1N8
Coxswain:  Claire Sasowsky
Sarah Milota
Caroline Schneller
Meghan Rewick
Ellen Zwick
Sarah Kessler
Kelsey Albrinck
Nicole Becks
Heather Truthan

2N8
Coxswain: Melissa Trejo
Anne Fruth
Andie Bonamer
Sarah Marshall
Julie Walsh
Rachel Layfield
Sara Handa
Chloe Meyer
Katherine Skouby

Regatta Schedule
Saturday April 14
Belleville Lake
Ann Arbor, Mich.  


 

 

Morning Session

 

 

Lane 1

Lane 2

Lane 3

Lane 4 (float)

2N8

9 a.m.

Oklahoma

Ohio State

Michigan

Michigan 3N

1N8


9:10 a.m.

Oklahoma

Ohio State

 

 

9:20 a.m.

Oregon State

Michigan

 

 

4V8


9:30 a.m.

Michigan

Ohio State

Michigan (5V8)

 

2V4


9:40 a.m.

Ohio State

Oklahoma

 

 

9:50 a.m.

Michigan

Tennessee

 

 

1V4


10 a.m.

Oklahoma

Ohio State

 

 

10:10 a.m.

Oregon State

Tennessee

Michigan

 

2V8


10:20 a.m.

Ohio State

Oklahoma

 

 

10:30 a.m.

Michigan

Oregon State

Tennessee

 

1V8


10:40 a.m.

Oklahoma

Ohio State

 

 

10:50 a.m.

Tennessee

Michigan

Oregon State

 

Afternoon Session

 

 

Lane 1

Lane 2

Lane 3

Lane 4 (float)

2N8

1 p.m.

Ohio State

Oklahoma

Michigan

Michigan 3N


1N8

1:10 p.m.

Oregon State

Ohio State

 

1:20 p.m.

Oklahoma

Michigan

 

 


4V8

1:30 p.m.

Ohio State

Michigan

Michigan 5V

 


2V4

1:40 p.m.

Tennessee

Ohio State

 

 

1: 50 p.m.

Oklahoma

Michigan

 

 


1V4

2 p.m.

Ohio State

Tennessee

Oregon State

 

2:10 p.m.

Michigan

Oklahoma

 

 


2V8

2:20 p.m.

Oregon State

Tennessee

Ohio State

 

2:30 p.m.

Oklahoma

Michigan

 

 


1V8

2:40 p.m.

Ohio State

Oregon State

Tennessee

 

2:50 p.m.

Michigan

Oklahoma

 

 

Come Watch!
The Buckeyes will host one more regatta on the Scioto River this spring April 28 when Harvard, Virginia and Clemson travel to Columbus. Races are scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. with the second session beginning at 1 p.m. For the complete 2012 rowing schedule, click HERE.

Moving on Up
Ohio State is now sixth in the latest CRCA/US Rowing Coaches Poll released Wednesday. Ohio State was previously ranked seventh and is one of five Big Ten teams in the Top 20. Michigan (3), Wisconsin (11), Michigan State (15) and Minnesota (19) rank in the Top 20.

CRCA/US Rowing Coaches Poll (April 11, 2012)

Team (1st-Place Votes) Total Votes
1. Virginia (20) 457
2. Washington (1) 432
3. Michigan (3) 414
4. California 391
5. Princeton 382
6. Ohio State (1) 379
7. Southern California 378
8. California Berkeley 359
9. Stanford 281
10. Brown 258
11. Wisconsin 242
12. Harvard 222
13. Washington State 209
14. Cornell 129
T15. Michigan State 126
T15. Columbia 126
17. Yale 119
18. Clemson 77
19. Minnesota 60
20. Darmouth 54

Boat of the Week
The First Varsity Eight was named the Big Ten Conference Co-Boat of the Week for the week of April 10. Ohio State shared the honor with Michigan’s First Varsity Eight. It is the first weekly laurel for the Buckeyes this season and first since 2009.

The First Varsity Eight of Ellen Heister, Claudia Herpertz, Eelkje Miedema, Allison Elber, Ilse Paulis, Emily Walsh, Ulrike Denker, Claire-Louise Bode and coxswain Amanda Poll recorded two victories in the Big Ten Double Duals against Minnesota (6:51.0) and Wisconsin (6:45.5) April 7, improving its record to 5-0.

The 1V8 is winning its races by an average time of 8.46 seconds. At the Big Ten Double Duals, the 1V8 won by 13.5 seconds over Minnesota and 4.6 seconds over Wisconsin. The win over Minnesota was the largest margin of victory of the season thus far.

The First Varsity Eight has also recorded victories over Notre Dame, Yale and Michigan State this season.

Strong Start
The then-No. 7 Buckeyes continued their strong start to the season by beating Big Ten foes Minnesota and Wisconsin in the Big Ten Double Duals April 17. Ohio State defeated the Badgers in the first session, 43-26, before defeating the Gophers, 44-25.  The Buckeyes recorded nine wins in a total of 12 races for the day. For the complete recap, click HERE

Good Times
Each of Ohio State’s three championship boats (First Varsity Eight, Second Varsity Eight and First Varsity Four) is winning its races by an average time of more than eight seconds. The 1V8 is winning by an average time of 8.46 seconds, while the 2V8 is beating their opponents by an average margin of 11.50 seconds. Finally, the 1V4 is crossing the finish line by an average of 11.07 seconds over the second-place finisher.

Boat Records
First Varsity Eight: 5-0
Second Varsity Eight: 5-0
First Varsity Four: 5-0
Second Varsity Four: 4-1
First Novice Eight: 4-1
Second Novice Eight: 4-1

Postseason is Near
The Buckeye postseason will begin in nearly a month May 13 at the 2012 Big Ten Championships. The head-to-head regatta will begin promptly at 9 a.m. in Indianapolis, Ind. The NCAA championships will take place May 25-27 in Mercer, N.J.

Up Next
Ohio State will return home for its final home regatta of the season and will face Harvard, Virginia and Clemson April 28 on the Scioto River at Griggs Reservoir. The morning races are slated to begin at 9 a.m. against Harvard and Virginia, with races in the afternoon session scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. with the Buckeyes rowing against Clemson.

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