Varsity 8+'s Row in Crew Classic
Saturday March 28, 2015
The Varsity Women's and Mens 8+'s are rowing in the San Diego Crew Classic this morning. Go to the Crew Classic website for live results.
Big Wins at Chicago Indoor
Sunday March 8, 2015
The Fighting Illini capped their Winter Competitive Season at the Chicago Indoor Rowing Championships with podium finishes in almost every event entered. The Illini captured Gold in the Novice Women, Novice Men, Varsity Men, Varsity Lightweight Women, Coxswain Women, Coxswain Men, and Men's Relay Event. The team also made the podium in the Varsity Women (2nd, 3rd), Varsity Men (2nd), Novice Lightweight Men (2nd, 3rd), Novice Women (3rd), Coxswain Women (2nd, 3rd), Women's Relay (2nd, 3rd).
Adding to the individual and relay wins, the Illini captured the Men's Team and Women's Team Championships. During this dominant performance, 41 Illini recorded personal records during the event.
The Illini will next race on the March 28th weekend. The Novice and JV crews will race at the John Hunter Regatta in Gainesville, GA while the 1st Varsity boats will race in the San Diego Crew Classic.
Chicago Indoor this Weekend
Friday March 6, 2015
The Illini will cap their winter racing schedule at the Chicago Indoor Rowing Championships on March 7th. The event is at Chicago State University from 9:00am to 2:00pm.
Come cheer on the Illini as they finish off their winter season.
2015 Illini Indoor Complete
Sunday February 22, 2015
The Fighting Illini had their annual intrasquad competition this Sunday. The Illini competed head-to-head against their crewmates in 2km long races on indoor rowing machines. The winners of each event were awarded hammers to commemorate their victories.
Men's Winners: Nate Tucker (Varsity) Will Klock (Lightweight) James Pieper (Novice) Josh Cohn (Coxswain)
Women's Winners: Melissa Schick (Varsity) Dana Brecklin (Lightweight) Nicki Levar (Novice) Samantha Sanders (Coxswain)
The athletes will next compete at the Chicago Indoor Rowing Championship on March 7th at Chicago State University.
Spring Tryouts Underway!
Monday January 26, 2015
Spring Tryouts are going on this week. Any and all interested athletes are encouraged to come out for Spring Tryouts this week - 6:30am at the ARC, Gym 1. All athletes are welcome - prior rowing experience not required.