The Minnesota Daily

Davis excited for upcoming rowing season

Dan Miller

October 9, 2003

Minnesota rowing coach Wendy Davis said it plainly. She is more excited about this year than any of the other three years she has been with the Gophers. And she has reason to be. Rowing is beginning its fourth year as a varsity sport, and Minnesota's senior class is made up of rowers who have been with...

Rowers sweep the competition at Head of Mississippi regatta

Dan Miller

October 6, 2003

The Mississippi River turned into a raceway Saturday afternoon as Minnesota's rowing team hosted the Head of the Mississippi regatta. And the track was full, with boats from all over the state getting in on the competition. Gophers' coach Wendy Davis said some inexperienced boats in the race made navi...

Rowers feeling the brunt of spring NCAA violation

Aaron Blake

September 2, 2003

Minnesota rowing coach Wendy Davis' deltoids must be stronger this season - and it's not because she's been hitting the oars more than usual. Davis has been bearing 100 percent of the blame for last season's unrealized goals on her shoulders. She's determined to drop the load this spring. Despite losing practices...

Rowers top UCLA, look to Big Ten championships

April 28, 2003

With a beginning of a new rivalry and a new boat for her athletes, coach Wendy Davis hopes this is the start of a new era for Minnesota's rowing team. In their last race before the Big Ten championships, the Gophers' Varsity Eight squad won its first-ever race against UCLA on Saturday at Lake Phalen in...

Rowers preparing for weekend home race with UCLA

April 23, 2003

The Minnesota rowing team prepared for this weekend's home race with UCLA by racing in a home double dual last weekend. The Gophers hosted their first-ever spring race at Lake Phalen in St. Paul on April 19. Minnesota competed in five events and placed second in the Varsity Eight race in a double du...

Rowers returning to San Diego for tough Crew Classic event

Sam Campanaro

April 4, 2003

Minnesota's rowing team went to San Diego in December to train for the spring season. The Gophers return this weekend to see just how far they've come. Winter training propelled Minnesota to a 2-0 spring season. The Gophers defeated Louisville and Tennessee in March regattas. This weekend Minnesota will c...

Rowers receive much-needed competition at home

Brett Angel

October 7, 2002

Minnesota's varsity rowing team began the fall season by finishing first in its division at the Head of the Mississippi regatta Saturday at Riverflats Park. The Gophers won the Open Women's Eight competition despite dividing their top athletes into two eight-person boats. Minnesota's "B" boat covered...