Oct. 26, 2012
WHAT: Texas Rowing continues the 2012 fall season with the annual Head of the Colorado. (also referred to as the PumpkinHead Regatta).
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 27
Texas Rowing Schedule
9:44 a.m. - Novice 4+
10:20 a.m. - Open 8+
12:14 p.m. - Second Novice 8+
1:31 p.m. - Novice 8+
WHERE: Lady Bird Lake - Austin
HOST: Austin Rowing Club
MORE ON THE HEAD OF THE COLORADO: The Head of the Colorado is typically a 5,000-meter event held annually on the last Saturday of October, though the course has been shortened to 4,000 meters this year (see course map).
COURSE MAP: http://austinregattas.org/head/2012-ph-map-planb.pdf
LAST YEAR AT THE HEAD OF THE COLORADO: Texas scored victories in the open eight and second novice eight races at the 2011 Head of the Colorado.
Women’s Novice Four (9:45 a.m.)
Coxswain Brittany Norris, Libby Hill, Chelli Johnson, Alysia Brown, Alexis Frias
Coxswain Teresa Nguyen, Erin Hopkins, Katy Kazen, Veronica Natale, Kristina Torres
Women’s Second Novice Eight (12:15 pm)
Coxswain Katie Betsill, stroke Courtney Long, Lisa Sage, Hannah Sieben, Annie Murchison, Caroline Ullrich, Ruthie Kerr, Elizabeth Coyne, Sela Flowers
Women’s Novice Eight, 1:30
Coxswain Christine Young, stroke Lucy Ellis, Paige Jones, Audrey Springer-Wilson, Rachel Smith, Dannette Higginbotham, Katy Hemmert, Casey Timmerman, April Brown
Coxswain Lauren Deschner, stroke Rachel Trent, Taylor Wilson, Kate Walker, Hollis Scheffler, Abby Emery, Kaitlyn Stinson, Laken Carleton, Taylor Martin
Coxswain Corey Timmerman, stroke Ina Grose, Carmen Hargis-Villanueva, Cortney Roberts, Vanessa Vandenworm, Caitlyn Valadez, Alix Medrano, Victoria Centeno, Demetria Lister
Coxswain Megan Burford, stroke Meghan White, Ashlynd Epstein, Hannah Leonard, Kat McElhinney, Katarina Longoria, Katy Kazen, Rose Sulentic, Marissa Garza
Women’s Open 8+ (10:20 a.m.)
1V8: Coxswain Kassie Budzik, stroke Sydney Boyes, Chelsea Burns, Melanie Eckert, Laurel McCaig, Katarina Susac, Victoria Bujala, Johanna Neuber, Casey Redman
2V8: Coxswain Rachel Donnelly, stroke Brenna Coldren, Jessica Smith, Olivia Nail, Sky Gilmour, Kim Gorcyca, Lauren Moberg, Devon Clark, Tea Vrtlar
3V8: Coxswain Kenna Harris, stroke Lyndsey DuBose, Angela Bumstead, Lauren Studey, Emily Jones, Kara Turner, Sara Walton, Abbey Wilkowski, Kimmie Winder
Women’s Open 4+ (1:37 p.m.)
Coxswain Kelly Cunnane, stroke Heather Leighton, Edima Essien, Taylor Dorsey, Caroline Beltran
LAST TIME OUT:
Texas notched a pair of top-25 finishes last Sunday (Oct. 21) at the Head of the Charles in Boston.
MORE ON THE LONGHORNS: Texas concluded the 2011-12 season by taking second at the Conference USA Championship in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Then-seniors Felicia Izaguirre-Werner, Karli Sheahan and Jackie Gorcyca earned All-Conference USA selections.
Laurel McCaig was selected as the Big 12 Co-Rower of the Year and head coach Carie Graves was named as the Big 12 Co-Coach of the Year after the Longhorns won their fourth straight Big 12 title last season.