Archive for Sunday, April 29, 2012

Kansas rowing ties for third

April 29, 2012

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— Kansas finished tied for third at the Big 12 Rowing Championships on Saturday in Oklahoma City, while Texas won its fourth-straight title by one point over Oklahoma, 105-104.

Kansas and Kansas State tied for third place with 64 points each.

The First Varsity Four boat of seniors Paige Stephens, Kathryn Schoonover and coxswain Lindsey Bricklemyer and juniors Emily Starr and Ashleigh Allam won with a time of 7:43.69 to earn 17 points, capturing the program’s first race crown in league history by 10 seconds.

The Jayhawks finished the day of competition with three third-place finishes and two fourth-place finishes.

Kansas junior Olivia Kinet was selected to the All-Big 12 first team, while senior Melanie Luthi earned second-team honors.

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