Kansas’ First Varsity Four was selected as the Big 12 Boat of the Week for the fourth week of competition.
The crew tabbed Boat the Week after helping claim Kansas’ third gold medal of the day at the George Mason Invite. KU qualified for the grand final, clocking in a time of 7:31.30 in its opening heat. The boat flew ahead of Villanova and St. Joe’s in the grand final, crossing the finish line in first place with a time of 7:35.00. The 1V4 finished nine seconds ahead of Villanova and 22 seconds ahead of St. Joe’s.
This marks the first award of the season for the Jayhawks.
Kansas First Varsity Four
Liana Ochoa, So., Coxswain, Leavenworth, Kan.
London Acree, So., Port, Mahomet, Ill.
Michaela Theis, Sr., Starboard, Kingman, Kan.
Kelly Koenigsman, R-Sr., Port, Hays, Kan.
Katie Donnellan, So., Bow, Kansas City, Mo.
2018-19 BIG 12 ROWING WEEKLY AWARDS
|March 28||Alabama First Varsity Eight|
|April 4||Alabama Second Varsity Eight|
|April 11||Alabama First Varsity Eight|
|April 18||Kansas First Varsity Four|