May 1 Conference USA Boat of the Week

May 1, 2012



The Oklahoma Varsity Eight closed the 2012 Spring season undefeated as the Sooners recorded a time of 6:53.58 to beat Texas (6:54.03), Kansas State (7:09.35) and Kansas (7:13.90) in the first Big 12 Championships. The crew consisted of coxswain Carly Schueler, Nicole Bladow, Ivy Brown, Rebecca Staff, Brooke Sheppard, Kristin Clift, Nikki Furmanek, Kellie O'Reilly and Meghan Farrell. The event was held in Oklahoma City, Okla., and five members of the Varsity 8 crew received All-Big 12 honors. The four Big 12 schools are affiliate members of Conference USA, as well as affiliate members Alabama and Tennessee. Conference USA will hold its 2012 Women's Rowing Championship, May 12, in Oak Ridge, Tenn. This is the second C-USA Boat of the Week honor for the OU Varsity Eight, winning the first award of the season.

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
April 24: Tulsa Varsity 4
May 1: Oklahoma Varsity 8



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