Rowing makes strong showing at Head of Colorado
AUSTIN, Texas -- The Texas Rowing team returned to the friendly waters of Town Lake, Saturday, Oct. 28, with Carly Gloge and Alex Janss notching a victory in the women's open pair and the first varsity eight boat placing second in the women's open eight.
In the women's open eight senior coxswain Arti Waghray led Texas to a second place finish, completing the 5,000 meter head race in 17:30.35, while SMU finished first with a time of 17:18.5. The second Texas eight boat finished fourth with a time of 17:52.42 and the third eight boat crossed the line in 17:58.68, good for a fifth place finish.
The Longhorns took first through seventh place in the women's open pair with Gloge and Janss placing first with a time of 20:52.55. Luise Fleishhaurer and Lucy Mulvey placed second (20:53.91), Hilary Corbett and Emily Tingey finished third (21:01.97), Ann Hochchild and Caitlin Krouse (21:26.52) placed fourth and Danielle Bartz and Christine Reppa (21:33.75) rounded out the top five. Veronica Buonauguiro and Caley Hullihen (21:45.64) finished sixth for the Horns, while Whitney McMahon and Megan Lenard crossed the finish line in seventh place (22:31.83).
Texas placed two boats in the top five of the women's open four, with the boat of coxswain Katy Kemp, Lindsay Foster, Dorothy Baden-Mayer, Latane Montague, Megan Kohrs finishing third with a time of 19:48.37. The boat of coxswain Melissa Jensen, Talour Venable, Rachel Stelzer, Ellen Haynes, Elizabeth Meserve placed fifth, finishing in 20:32.18.
The Texas Novice Rowing squad saw its first action of the 2006 season Saturday placing first and second in the women's novice eight. The first novice boat crossed the finish line in 18:45.36, while the second boat finished in 18:48.46.
Three novice boats finished in the top five of the women's novice four, finishing second (21:13.1), third (21:16.45) and fifth (23:16.42).
The varsity and novice squads return to the water Saturday, Nov. 4 when they travel to Chattanooga, Tenn. to compete in the Head of the Hooch.