Women's Rowing

    No. 13 Rowing Has Record Day at B1G Championships

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    May 18, 2014

    Site: Indianapolis, Ind. (Eagle Creek Park)
    Event: Big Ten Championships
    IU Team Standing: 4th Place of 7 Teams (103 points)

    INDIANAPOLIS - The No. 13 Indiana Rowing team had a record day at the 2014 Big Ten Championships, finishing fourth for the program's highest Big Ten finish in program history at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis on Sunday, May 18. The Hoosiers also medaled in the First Varsity 8 and Second Varsity 8 races for the first time in program history.

    IU finished fourth with a score of 103 points, just six point shy of No. 16 Wisconsin (109 points) in third. No. 2 Ohio State won the championship with a final score of 164 points and No. 9 Michigan took second with a score of 140 points. No. 20 Michigan State finished in fifth with 60 points, Minnesota finished in sixth with 55 points and Iowa took seventh with 39 points.

    Junior Meradith Dickensheets was named a First Team All-Big Ten selection, while junior Karly Kikkert and freshman Alice Wright earned second team honors. Sophomore Caroline Comey was selected as IU's Sportsmanship Honoree.

    Indiana's First Varsity 8 crew, seeded third heading into the championship, finished in third to take the bronze - IU's first in the 1V8 race. The Hoosiers crossed the finish line in 6:38.06, less than four seconds behind second-place Michigan (6:34.22), and four seconds ahead of the Badgers (6:42.31). The Hoosiers' 1V8 crew was made up of Karly Kikkert (coxswain), Alice Wright, Meradith Dickensheets, Madison Treser, Alexandra Morrison, Grace Mendel, Lindsey Barber, Olivia Gugliemotto, and Alexandra Eaton.

     

     

    The Hoosiers' Second Varsity 8 crew, seeded third heading into the championship, also finished in third to take the bronze - IU's first in the 2V8 race. Indiana finished in 6:49.57, just five seconds behind the Wolverines (6:45.34) and two seconds ahead of Wisconsin (6:51.83). IU's 2V8 crew was made up of Nora Happ (coxswain), Danielle Rassi, Alessia Uhle, Spencer Manton, Hanna Henry, Kaitlyn Palmer, Aly Schmit, Caroline Comey and Kim Gilmour.

    Indiana's First Varsity 4 took fifth with a time of 7:43.21, narrowly missing Michigan in fourth (7:39.41) by four seconds. The Second Varsity 4 finished fourth with a time 7:48.39, just getting edged out at the finish line by Wisconsin (7:47.48) by nearly one second. In the Third Varsity 4 race, the Hoosiers took fifth with a time of 8:18.69, beating Iowa (8:21.79) by three seconds and just missing the Badgers (8:17.75) at the finish line.

    IU's Novice 8 crew also finished in fourth with a time of 7:13.96, beating Michigan State by nearly two seconds and narrowly missing third place by two seconds (Wisconsin, 7:11.84).

    The Hoosiers will now await their NCAA Championship fate. The 2014 NCAA Rowing Championships Selection Show will take place Tuesday, May 20 at 5 p.m. ET on NCAA.com. The 2014 NCAA Rowing Championships will take place at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, May 30-June 1.

    Final Team Standings

    1. Ohio State (164)

    2. Michigan (140)

    3. Wisconsin (109)

    4. Indiana (103)

    5. Michigan State (60)

    6. Minnesota (55)

    7. Iowa (39)

    I Varsity Eights
    1) Ohio State - 6:29.38

    2) Michigan - 6:34.22

    3) Indiana - 6:38.06

    4) Wisconsin - 6:42.31

    5) Michigan State - 6:48.54

    6) Minnesota - 6:49.67

    7) Iowa - 6:53.98

    II Varsity Eights


    1) Ohio State - 6:38.10

    2) Michigan - 6:45.34

    3) Indiana - 6:49.57

    4) Wisconsin - 6:51.83

    5) Minnesota - 6:57.54

    6) Iowa - 7:00.95

    7) Michigan State - 7:01.10

    I Varsity Fours


    1) Ohio State - 7:27.31

    2) Wisconsin - 7:31.43

    3) Michigan State - 7:35.62

    4) Michigan - 7:39.41

    5) Indiana - 7:43.21

    6) Iowa - 7:49.30

    7) Minnesota - 7:52.74

    II Varsity Fours


    1) Ohio State - 7:34.32

    2) Michigan - 7:42.23

    3) Wisconsin - 7:47.48

    4) Indiana - 7:48.39

    5) Minnesota - 7:55.61

    6) Iowa - 7:55.66

    7) Michigan State - 8:03.70

    III Varsity Fours


    1) Ohio State - 7:34.96

    2) Michigan - 7:35.71

    3) Minnesota - 8:09.55

    4) Wisconsin - 8:17.75

    5) Indiana - 8:18.69

    6) Iowa - 8:21.79

    I Novice Eights
    1) Michigan - 7:04.57

    2) Ohio State - 7:09.18

    3) Wisconsin - 7:11.84

    4) Indiana - 7:13.96

    5) Michigan State - 7:15.74

    6) Iowa - 7:28.03

    7) Minnesota - 7:31.27

    ALL-BIG TEN TEAMS

    First Team

    Meradith Dickensheets, Indiana

    Zoe Ribar, Iowa

    Amanda Elmore, Michigan

    Bryna Oleshansky, Michigan

    Laura Moore, Michigan State

    Lynn Hodnett, Minnesota

    Claire-Louise Bode, Ohio State

    Holly Norton, Ohio State

    Catherine Shields, Ohio State

    Monica Whitehouse, Wisconsin

    Second Team

    Karly Kikkert, Indiana

    Alice Wright, Indiana

    Lauren Subler, Iowa

    Jessica Eiffert, Michigan

    Chrissy Holm, Michigan

    Sarah Kovacs, Michigan State 

    Katherine Windsor, Minnesota

    Ashley Bauer, Ohio State

    Rixt Miedema, Ohio State

    Anne Rauschert, Wisconsin

    SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD HONOREES

    Caroline Comey, Indiana

    Gabby Watson, Iowa

    Andrea Johnson, Michigan

    Sarah Sherman, Michigan State

    Chelsea Miller, Minnesota

    Katie King, Ohio State

    Monica Whitehouse, Wisconsin

    Indiana Lineups
    1V8 - Karly Kikkert, Alice Wright, Meradith Dickensheets, Madison Treser, Alexandra Morrison, Grace Mendel, Lindsey Barber, Olivia Gugliemotto, Alexandra Eaton
    2V8 - Nora Happ, Danielle Rassi, Alessia Uhle, Spencer Manton, Hanna Henry, Kaitlyn Palmer, Aly Schmit, Caroline Comey, Kim Gilmour
    1V4 - Kelsey Cundiff, Katie Dreessen, Macey Elser, Grace Barbara, Emma Miller
    2V4 - Megan Duffy, Rebecca Brougher, Chelsea Ernest, Monica Funk, Devory Dannemiller
    3V4 - Taylor Ruden, Sarah Elser, Emily Austin, Sheila Kulik, Lauren Munley
    1N8 - Alexandria Hunt, Kaelin Blessinger, Emily Barber, Katie Engel, Stephanie Volkmar, Cynthia Stanton, Nicole Paulides, Carly Lovett, Carly Barton

    Contact: Shana Daniels


       

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