April 17 Conference USA Boat of the Week

April 17, 2012

CONFERENCE USA BOAT OF THE WEEK

KANSAS VARSITY 4

The Kansas Varsity 4 won the grand final at the Knecht Cup on the Cooper River in Cherry Hill, NJ. Kansas was eight seconds faster than the other five schools in the race with a time of 7:31.11. KU beat out UMass, Philadelphia, Penn State, Villanova and Old Dominion. The Kansas crew of coxswain Lindsey Bricklemyer, Kathryn Schoonover, Emily Starr, Ashleigh Allam and Paige Stephens won their original heat of six boats to advance to the semifinals. The Jayhawks would also finish first in the semifinals to then advance to the grand final. This is the first C-USA Boat of the Week honor for the Kansas program.

C-USA Boats of the Week
March 20:
Oklahoma Varsity 8
March 27: Tennessee Varsity 4
April 3: Tennessee Varsity 4
April 10: Kansas State Varsity 8
April 17: Kansas Varsity 4

 

 

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