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Rowing and sewing: Gophers rower makes masks to help fight pandemic

Courtesy of University of Minnesota athletics. 
Nolan O'Hara
April 23, 2020

After the Gophers rowing team's season was canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic, senior Natalie Stratton picked up a new hobby.  Looking for a way to contribute in a difficult time without wanting...

Alicea Strodel announced as new head coach of UMN women’s rowing

John Miller
July 8, 2019

The University of Minnesota named Alicea Strodel as its new women's rowing head coach on Monday. "It is an honor to be chosen to coach at Minnesota and within the Big Ten Conference, the best rowing conference...

University of Minnesota ranks third in national study of women head coaches

Head Coaches Stephanie Golan, Lindsey Whalen and Catrina Thompson
David Mullen
July 11, 2018

A new national ranking suggests the University of Minnesota is among the best in the nation for hiring women as head coaches for women's sports.  The University was ranked third in an annual report...

Minnesota places 10th in Clemson Invitational

The University of Minnesota rowing team practices on Tuesday, March 27 on the Mississippi River.
Ellie Martin
April 16, 2018

After the Gophers' last event, the Wisconsin Double Dual, was cancelled due to weather, the team went south for warmer weather this week where they finished in the middle of the pack. The Minnesota women’s...

Fate leads Kortney Luedloff to Gophers rowing success

The University of Minnesota rowing team practices on Tuesday, March 27 on the Mississippi River.
Ellie Martin
April 12, 2018

During her sophomore year, Kortney Luedloff had no intention or commitment to become a prominent women’s rower for the University.  Walking around on campus one day, Luedloff was looking for ways...

Gophers’ boats finish second and fifth in grand final races

The University of Minnesota rowing team practices on Tuesday, March 27 on the Mississippi River.
Ellie Martin
April 2, 2018

The Gophers had two boats in the grand finals races at Doc Hosea Invitational on Saturday, but the results in those races were mixed. Minnesota left the event in Cherry Hill, New Jersey with a second place...

Gophers find different ways to recruit rowers

The University of Minnesota rowing team practices on Tuesday, March 27 on the Mississippi River.
Ellie Martin
March 29, 2018

Assistant coach Cassie Drozynski said the team looks for the usual in its recruits. The Gophers look for height, competitiveness and athletes that love to workout.  One thing is unusual, though —...

Minnesota opens season at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational

The rowing team practices on the Mississippi River on Mar. 23, 2015.
Ellie Martin
March 19, 2018

Minnesota started the rowing season with two first-place finishes. The Gophers leave victorious after opening their spring campaign at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, hosted by Louisville this past...

Former Gophers rower makes U.S. national roster

Drew Cove
July 14, 2017

Minnesota rowing and Anna Cruse accomplished a first over the summer.Cruse, a Minnesota rower who graduated in 2017, was the first rower from the University of Minnesota to qualify and be selected for...

Gophers rowing finishes in fourth at Big Ten Double Dual amid illness

Junior Anna Greene rows during the University's team practice on the Mississippi River on April 18, 2016.
Jack White
April 10, 2017

Minnesota finished fourth out of four teams Saturday in the Big Ten Double Dual.Two Gophers rowers stayed home due to strep throat, and the team couldn’t find a way to fill the void.“[The] Big Ten...