UT Tower will be lit for Women's Rowing next Monday
May 1, 2012
AUSTIN, Texas - The UT Tower will be lit up in burnt orange lighting next Monday evening, May 7, in recognition of the University of Texas Women's Rowing Big 12 Championship that was earned on Saturday.
Per UT tradition, the campus landmark is bathed in burnt orange lighting from top to bottom when a University of Texas athletics team wins a conference championship.
The rowing program recorded its fourth-straight Big 12 title by one point over Oklahoma, the closest margin of victory ever in the conference championship. Texas had 105 points for the meet, defeating Oklahoma (104 points) while Kansas and Kansas State tied for third place with 64 points.
The Longhorns tallied wins in three of the six races take took place on the Oklahoma River.