March 29, 2014
Site: Columbus, Ohio (Griggs Reservoir on the Scioto River)
First Varsity Eight Finish: #1 Ohio State 6:21.36, #12 Michigan 6:24.66
Next U-M Race: Saturday, April 5 -- at Oregon State Classic (Corvallis, Ore.), 9 a.m. PDT
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The 12th-ranked University of Michigan rowing team opened the 2014 spring season with four wins at No. 1 Ohio State on Saturday morning (March 29) at Griggs Reservoir on the Scioto River.
Michigan began the morning with a win in the third varsity four competition, as Michigan's 'A' and 'B' crews took the top two spots, crossing the finish line ahead of Ohio State with times of 7:33.21 and 7:40.94, respectively.
The Wolverines also won the first varsity four competition, as Michigan's crew of Emma Knorps (Coxswain), Kaitlin Wright, Karla McDaniel, Priscilla Livingston and Sarah Hudnall earned the win with a time of 7:18.87, ahead of Ohio State's 1V4 crew (7:22.47).
Michigan won both novice races, as the 1N8 finished well ahead of Ohio State with a time of 6:59.05, as did the 2N8 crew, which clocked in at 7:21.17.
The final two races of the morning were between the 2V8 and 1V8 crews from both teams. Ohio State earned wins in both races, as the Buckeyes (6:30.42) finished ahead of Michigan (6:38.26), before a closer race in the 1V8 with Ohio State (6:21.36) finishing ahead of the Wolverines (6:24.66) to close out the day.
Michigan will travel next weekend to Corvallis, Ore., to compete in the Oregon State Classic against Oregon State on April 5 and No. 13 Stanford on April 6.
Michigan 'A' - 7:33.21
Michigan 'B' - 7:40.94
Ohio State - 7:52.95
Ohio State - 7:23.09
Michigan - 7:27.11
Michigan - 7:18.87
Ohio State - 7:22.47
Michigan - 7:21.17
Ohio State - 7:37.09
Michigan - 6:59.05
Ohio State - 7:11.90
Ohio State - 6:30.42
Michigan - 6:38.26
Ohio State - 6:21.36
Michigan - 6:24.66
1N: Sierra Bain (Coxswain), Jordan Scott, Kara Puidokas, Johanna Buschhaus, Susie Stevens, Emily Butte, Mariel Ziperski, Gabrielle Lantis, Kate Panter
2N: Anna Rode (Coxswain), Mallory Jammett, Laura Zeiler, Lauren Gilbert, Kelsi Harden, Ally Futterman, Madison Mottlowitz, Kinsey Vear, Amanda Chamberlain