UCF Rowing Takes Two Victories in Rhode Island Invitational


GO KNIGHTS The second varsity four was stellar all weekend defeating every opponent by a wide margin of victory.
GO KNIGHTS
The second varsity four was stellar all weekend defeating every opponent by a wide margin of victory.
GO KNIGHTS

April 16, 2012

ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) - Following a sweep over Stetson and Jacksonville, the UCF rowing team returned to action on Saturday racing five events against Rhode Island, Boston University and Alabama.

The varsity eight kicked off the event with a third place finish with a time of 7:04.9. Boston University claimed the win with a 6:56.2 finish.

Later that day, the second varsity four boat led by coxswain Heather Hart, Allison Glitsch, Eden Veldkamp, Noelle Crosby and Cristina Sotomayor claimed UCF's lone victory Saturday with a time of 7:59.5 to Rhode Island's 8:17.2 and Alabama's 8:25.2.

Sunday morning was more of the same with the UCF second varsity four team remaining unbeaten in the regatta, dominating their match against Rhode Island with a 24-second victory.

The varsity four squad consisting of coxswain Leah Kram, Anita Schmidt, Kali Mills, Shelby Flynn and Angelie Denizard claimed second place finishes, falling less than five seconds short to Boston University on both days.

The Knights have a week off before traveling to Bloomington, Indiana April 27-28 for the Dale England Cup.

Saturday
V8
1st BU - 6:56.2
2nd R.I. - 6:59.7
3rd UCF - 7:04.9
4th Alabama - 7:18.3

2V8
1st R.I. - 7:07.7
2nd Alabama - 7:14.2
3rd BU - 7:16.0
4th UCF - 7:20.8

V4
1st BU - 7:54.2
2nd UCF - 7:58.7
3rd R.I. - 8:01.0
4th Alabama - 8:05.0

2V4
1st UCF - 7:59.5
2nd R.I. - 8:17.2
3rd Alabama - 8:25.2

 

 

3V8
1st BU - 7:17.3
2nd UCF - 7:29.1
3rd R.I. - 7:33.0
4th Alabama - 7:39.5

Sunday
V8
1st BU - 6:32.6
2nd R.I. - 6:35.9
3rd UCF - 6:40.2

2V8
1st R.I. - 6:43.3
2nd UCF - 6:52.2
3rd BU - 6:56.2

V4
1st BU - 7:31.6
2nd UCF - 7:35.2
3rd R.I. - 7:41.0

2V4
1st UCF - 7:38.1
2nd R.I. - 8:02.3

3V8
1st BU - 6:56.1
2nd R.I. - 7:04.2
3rd UCF - 7:14.3

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