There are many training options available inside the state-of-the-art P. Sue Beckwith Boathouse along the Iowa River in Iowa City, but none can replace the importance of on-water repetitions. With cold temperatures and frozen bodies of water present throughout each Midwest winter, the University of Iowa rowing program escapes to the south for two annual training trips.
Three have signed National Letters of Intent and will join the University of Iowa rowing program next fall. Hannah Greenlee (Ames, Iowa), Katie Pearson (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada), and Elena Waiglein (Trieste, Italy) will add experience to all boats from 1x to 8+.
Following the 2014-15 season, third-year University of Iowa head rowing coach Andrew Carter laid out specific standards for the Hawkeyes to meet when they returned to campus. After rising to the occasion in four fall events, all signs point to progress.
The University of Iowa rowing team concluded its fall season with race experience at the historic Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, Massachusetts, and the Jayhawk Jamboree in Kansas City, Kansas on Sunday.
The University of Iowa rowing program gained valuable experience this weekend against back-to-back NCAA Championship participant and Big Ten rival Indiana in a pair of scrimmages.
The University of Iowa rowing team welcomes Big Ten opponent Indiana for a pair of scrimmages on the Iowa River this Friday and Saturday. The crews will race from the Park Road Bridge to the Iowa Memorial Union Bridge (IMU). Fans are encouraged to cheer on the Hawkeyes from bridges along the way at 4 p.m. (CT) on Friday and 8 a.m. on Saturday.
The University of Iowa rowing program started its fall season on a high note at the Head of the Des Moines Regatta on Saturday, Sept. 26 at Prospect Park. The Hawkeyes posted three first place finishes, topping Big Ten opponent Minnesota in two events and in-state foe Drake in one.