Cross country, rowing briefs

cross country

Tony Morimoto

cross country

The Minnesota womenâÄôs cross country team hosts JackâÄôs Run this Saturday at the Les Bolstad Golf Course in Falcon Heights. Named after long-time equipment manager Jack Johnson, who passed away in 2006 after a battle with cancer, the 5-kilometer race begins at 10 a.m. Proceeds from the event will go toward the Jack Johnson Endowed Scholarship and the Angel Foundation. Donations of $20 or more will receive a JackâÄôs Run stocking cap. The Minnesota menâÄôs cross country team is off this weekend. Rowing The Minnesota womenâÄôs rowing team returns to action this weekend at a pair of events. The varsity will head to New Jersey to compete in the Princeton Chase on Sunday while the novices will compete in the Rookie Rumpus the same day at home. The novice meet will be held at the University Boathouse on the Mississippi River. The event begins at 1 p.m.