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.
Illinois' Double World Now Official
Saturday December 27, 2014
Concept2 has officially recognized the University of Illinois' double world record for longest continual row. The Illini set the records for 19 and under, and the 20-29 age group in early December. This achievement came after over 3 days of continuous rowing by the athletes on the Quad over 3 of the coldest days of the year.
Illini Complete Historic Double World Record Attempt
Monday December 8, 2014
The Illini have successfully completed their 72 hour attempts at two longest continuous row records. The teams both finished after 3 days 48 minutes, clearing the previous records by wide margins. The results will be officially recognized by Concept2 once the records are verified.
Over 24 Hours Into Record Attempt
Saturday December 6, 2014
The Illini are still going strong at 24 hours of their 72 hour attempt. The Under-19 group is well on their way to shattering the existing record, while the 20-29 group is a little under half-way to their goal. More updates to come!