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UT Finishes Weekend In Oak Ridge

March 16, 2014


OAK RIDGE, Tenn. - Tennessee finished its weekend of racing at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational on Sunday morning beginning with the first varsity eight. It was a rainy, cold morning on Melton Hill Lake, the Lady Vols' first varsity eight took to the water to square off with Wisconsin, Kansas and West Virginia. Tennessee fought hard on the water holding their own against the openweight crew of Wisconsin, the Big Orange crossed the finish line six seconds behind the Badgers with a time of 6 minutes and 56.73 seconds.

After a successful day of racing on Saturday,the first varsity four finished in third during Sunday's race with a time of 7 minutes and 42.997 seconds.

Tennessee's second varsity eight crossed the finish line in third place against Wisconsin, Kansas, and West Virginia, just under a second behind the Jayhawks, finishing the race in 6 minutes and 57.118 seconds.

To close out the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, the Lady Volunteers finished fourth with a time of 8 minutes and 27.313 seconds in the second varsity four.

Tennessee will stay close to home next week and will continue to race on Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge. The Lady Vols will square off with the Golden Gophers of Minnesota on Sunday, March 23 beginning at 10 AM.

For more information about the Tennessee rowing team, follow @LadyVol_Rowing on Twitter and on Facebook.

OAK RIDGE CARDINAL INVITATIONAL RESULTS

Sunday Morning
First Varsity Eight
1 - University of Wisconsin [Openweight] (6:50.200)
2 - UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (6:56.731)
3 - University of Kansas (7:02.626)
4 - West Virginia University (7:14.165)

First Varsity Four
1 - University of Wisconsin [Openweight] (7:25.700)
2 - University of Kansas (7:29.278)
3 - UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (7:42.997)
4 - West Virginia University (7:57.790)

Novice Eight
1 - University of Kansas [A] (7:20.600)
2 - University of Kansas [B] (7:22.217)
3 - UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (7:45.900)
4 - West Virginia University (7:46.160)

Second Varsity Eight
1 - University of Wisconsin [Openweight] (6:47.700)
2 - University of Kansas (6:56.446)
3 - UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (6:57.118)
4 - West Virginia University (7:17.650)

Second Varsity Four
1 - University of Wisconsin [Openweight](7:40.700)
2 - University of Kansas (7:52.766)
3 - West Virginia University (8:19.828)
4 - UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (8:27.313)

 

 

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