Rowing - Archives 2015
For the first time in program history, the University of Texas received a team invitation to the NCAA Rowing Championships.
Texas won all five races to claim the 2015 Big 12 Rowing Championship as well as the Conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Championship.
Four teams advanced to the Grand Final of all five races after the preliminary round of the Big 12 Rowing Championship on Melton Hill Lake.
A total of 172 student-athletes have been named to the 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Rowing Team.
The perk of attending an in-state school is the luxury of being close to home. For senior and varsity member of the Kansas State Women's Rowing team, Brittany Long from Sanger, California, hasn't had the bonus of being able to drive home in just a few hours. She has adjusted to quite a bit since moving to Kansas prior to her junior year. Long is the only team member from out of state.
Looking back on one's childhood, most adults knew what they wanted to be when they grew up. For some this turned out to be true, for others new passions opened up doors unimaginable. Kansas sophomore Katherine Young is getting to experience both.
Texas' Second Varsity Eight has been recognized as the Big 12's Boat of the Week for competition through April 20-27.
Texas' Varsity 8+ has been recognized as the Big 12's Boat of the Week for competition for competition April 13-19.
Kansas' First Varsity Eight has been recognized as the Big 12's Boat of the Week for competition for competition April 6-12.
It's an age-old story. A high school senior signs a letter of intent to a collegiate athletic program. The next year, she continues her career in a sport of her choice.
Texas' 2nd varsity eight boat has been named the Big 12 Boat of the Week for competition from March 22-29.
Texas architecture student Jessica Glennie, a member of UT's varsity women's rowing program, has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship, one of the most prestigious graduate scholarships in the world.