UCF Rowing to Host Biggest Home Regatta

April 25, 2014

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By Andrew Jennette

ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFKnights.com) - The UCF rowing team continues its final push towards the American Athletic Conference tournament this weekend with its final home regatta of the season. The Knights will battle Old Dominion, Tulsa and Miami over two action-packed days of racing. The event begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday at the UCF Intercollegiate Rowing Center on Lake Pickett.

Watch the full racing action LIVE on UCF All-Access by clicking here ($): http://www.ucfknights.com/allaccess/

Two weeks ago, it was a successful weekend of racing for the Knights at the Knecht Cup as they picked up four victories, including the 3rd varsity eight crown. UCF got wins from their Varsity Four and Varsity Eight boats as well as a pair of wins from the 3V8.

This week the Black and Gold will compete in 14 total events with the full race schedule listed below.

Saturday A.M.
9:00: 3V8 – UCF, ODU, Tulsa
9:20: V4 – UCF 3V4, UCF, Miami, UCF 2V4
9:40: V4 – Tulsa, ODU, Tulsa 2V4
10:00: 2V8 – UCF, Miami
10:20: 2V8 – ODU, Tulsa
10:40: V8 – Miami, UCF
11:00: V8 – Tulsa, ODU 

Saturday P.M.
3:00: 3V8 – Tulsa, UCF, ODU
3:20: V4 – UCF, Tulsa
3:40: V4 - UCF 2V4, ODU, Miami, Tulsa 2V4
4:00: 2V8 – Tulsa, UCF
4:20: 2V8 – Miami, ODU
4:40: V8 – UCF, Tulsa
5:00: V8 – ODU, Miami 

Sunday A.M.
9:00: 3V8 – UCF, Tulsa, ODU
9:20: 2V4 - UCF 3V4, Tulsa, UCF
9:40: V4 – Tulsa, ODU, Miami, UCF
10:00: 2V8 – ODU, UCF, Tulsa, Miami
10:20: V8 – Tulsa, Miami, UCF, ODU

V8 (rowing in Knightmare) - Coxswain: Olivia Hecimovich, Carly Burleson, Jasmine Blais, Lauren Aiello, Ashleigh Boyd, Camille Everett, Olivia Staples, Calena Illan, Ginni Dunlop

2V8 (rowing in Knightrow) - Coxswain: Rebecca Campbell, Leonie Hamel, Noelle Crosby, Genevieve Lorbergs, Erin Corrigan, Amy Compare, Brianne Addison, Morgan Hoisington, Niki Patten

3V8 (rowing in Charge On!) - Coxswain: Monica Rooker, Kathryn DiVincenzo, Megan O'Hara, Jasmine Robinson, Andrea Hebditch, Kayla Thieken, Christina Cassolato, Elizabeth BurchersDanielle Taylor

V4 - Coxswain: Bre'Onna McNeal, Carla Ortiz, Andrea Krebs, Lauren Wasko, Crystal Victor

2V4 - Coxswain: Kristen Taylor, Kaitlyn Ward, Alyssa Combs, Abby Justinger, Julia Chase

3V4 - Coxswain: Guiliana Abbate, Madison Cope, Rachel diMonda, Noelle Robison, Rachel Kinder

Conditions are expected to be ideal with winds around 3 to 4 mph.

UCF will honor its five outgoing seniors; Illan, Crosby, Lorbergs, Everett and Ortiz after Sunday’s racing in a Senior Day celebration. The next meet for the Knights takes place on May 3 when UCF travels to Hanover, N.H. to take on Dartmouth.



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