Kansas started the Big 12 Championship strong by winning the fourth varsity eight race in a close fashion. Down the stretch, the three competing boats, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas, each had a chance to win. When it was announced that Kansas had won with a time of 6:41.72, the rest of the team erupted in [...]
The Kansas rowing team is set to face Kansas State in the Sunflower Showdown Saturday in Kansas City, Kan. This is the rowing team’s only home event except for the Big 12 Championship. The nine seniors on the team, Danielle Adam, Olivia Catloth, Katy Evans, Eileen Gallagher, Olivia Kinet, Katy MacCormack, Ashlyn Midyett, Emily Starr [...]
The Kansas rowing team continued its strong performance at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite on Sunday by winning five out of seven races. On Saturday, the team won 10 out of its 14 races. The team started off the regatta by winning a second novice eight race against Duke and Alabama. Later that morning, Kansas [...]
Kansas is joining host-team Louisville with 10 others for the Ridge Cardinal Invite in Oak Ridge, Tenn., this weekend on March 16 and 17. The event is split into three sessions: Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning. Most races will feature three boats. Saturday morning, Kansas faces Notre Dame and Duke starting at 11:04 [...]
The spring season for the Kansas rowing team starts this weekend at the Oklahoma Invite. The Jayhawks will compete in duals against the University of Central Oklahoma, Kansas State and host-team Oklahoma. The Jayhawks have not competed since Nov. 4. With the snow and the river freezing over, the team has not practiced much on [...]
The Kansas rowing team completed its fall season on Sunday at The Head of Hooch in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Kansas had a very successful first day at the regatta, which is the second largest in the country, with top-10 finishes in the three events the team competed in. The first top-10 finish for the Jayhawks came [...]
The Kansas rowing team used this weekend as an opportunity to improve. The Jayhawks travelled to Tulsa, Okla. to compete against the University of Tulsa in a scrimmage. The scrimmage began on Friday when the Varsity Eight boats raced in an 8,000-meter race, which the Kansas varsity squad won. “Our top boat rowed really, really [...]
The Kansas rowing team began its season Saturday at the Head of the Oklahoma regatta in Oklahoma City with top ten finishes in the varsity eight, varsity four and double. The race started with all four of KU’s boats qualifying for the finals in the collegiate eight with a time of 15:38.59, led by freshman [...]
For new rowing assistant coach and recruiting coordinator Carrie Callen, the chance to return to her alma mater was an offer she couldn’t refuse. “Obviously it’s a program I’m very familiar with,” Callen said. “There’s something special about coaching at your alma mater and being investedin it for the Jayhawks is extra special.” Callen had [...]
The goal for the Kansas Rowing team is to avoid the late-season struggles that plagued them after a great start to last year. Head coach Rob Catloth said that these late season struggles were a result of the team’s youth. “We had a young team last year, predominantly a freshmen and sophomore squad and I [...]
Kansas’ novice team showed improvements, but the varsity had trouble, finishing fifth.
Junior Olivia Kinet of the varsity eight said that this year’s team is the best she’s been a part of.
Casey Kelly, Briana Piña, Hannah Arch and Breeona Foster will be joining the Kansas rowing team next season.
Following the Head of the Oklahoma regatta, Kansas rowers are poised to make this season great.