Rowing preview: Head of the Hooch
Nov. 2, 2012
WHAT: Texas Rowing wraps up its fall season with the annual Head of the Hooch, which is the second largest regatta in the United States. The Head of the Hooch is a 5,000 meter head race on the Tennessee River.
COMPLETE SCHEDULE http://www.headofthehooch.org/resources/pdf/Hooch_2012_Schedule.pdf
Saturday, Nov. 3
Sunday, Nov. 4
Women's Championship 1x (8:57 a.m.)
Women's Open 2- (11:21 a.m.)
Women's Open 8+ (11:58 a.m.)
1V8: Coxswain Kassie Budzik, stroke Olivia Nail, Casey Redman, Devon Clark, Lauren Moberg, Kara Turner, Angela Bumstead, Kim Gorcyca, Tea Vrtlar
2V8: Coxswain Kelly Hargraves, stroke Abbey Wilkowski, Emily Jones, Lauren Studey, Kimmie Winder, Taylor Dorsey, Katy Hemmert, Audrey Springer-Wilson, Paige Jones.
1N8: Coxswain Christine Young, stroke Lucy Ellis, Rachel Smith, Casey Timmerman, April Brown, Danette Higginbotham, Hollis Scheffler, Kate Walker, Taylor Martin
2N8: Coxswain Lauren Deschner, stroke Rachel Trent, Taylor Wilson, Abby Emery, Vanessa Vandenworm, Laken Carleton, Kaitlyn Stinson, Victoria Centeno, Carmen Hargis-Villanueva.
3N8: Coxswain Megan Burford, stroke Meghan White, Ashlynd Epstein, Katarina Longoria, Kat McElhinney, Cortney Roberts, Demetria Lister, Rose Sulentic, Katy Kazen
LAST TIME OUT: Texas registered wins in the open 8+, second novice 8+ and the open 4+ on Oct. 27 at the Head of the Colorado in Austin.
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.