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Rowing for women | 04/11/2021 5:52 p.m.
UPDATE: Due to a changing wind forecast, Wisconsin moved the scrimmage back to Lake Mendota in Madison this weekend.
MINNEAPOLIS – The University of Minnesota rowing program concludes its fall schedule this weekend with a scrimmage against Wisconsin on Saturday, November 6th. The Badgers will host the event on Lake Mendota, Madison, with the competition scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m. CT.
Gophers name Trio of Captains
The rowing program and head coach of the University of Minnesota Alicea Strodel have announced team captains for the 2021-22 season Lindsay Eliasen, Gabby Mulally and Casey Wempner runs Maroon & Gold. Eliasen and Mullally return as captains for the second year in a row, while Wempner joins the lead group this year.
Review of autumn 2020
Minnesota opened the fall season with a trio of wins at the Head of the Mississippi in early October, beating the Women’s Collegiate 4+, Women’s Collegiate 8+, and Women’s Collegiate Freshman 8+ on the Mississippi River. The First Varsity Eight Boot later added a 15th place in the Women’s Championship Eights race at the Head of Mississippi.
Outlook for spring 2021
Minnesota will return to the water with five events in the spring of 2021, starting with a duel against SMU in Dallas on Wednesday March 23rd, before the B1G Invitational on Friday April 15th and Saturday April 16th in Sarasota, Florida , starts. Then the Maroon & Gold will compete against Iowa, Oregon State, USC and Wisconsin in Iowa City on Saturday, April 30, ahead of the Big Ten Championships on Sunday, May 15 in Indianapolis. The NCAA championships are scheduled for May 27-29 in Sarasota, Florida.