Mustang Rowing Place Fourth in Women's Open Four at the Head of the Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, Okla. - The SMU Rowing team's season-opening regatta in Oklahoma City on Sunday was highlighted by a fourth-place finish in the women?s open four event. A total of eight SMU crews competed in four different events at the first annual Head of the Oklahoma Centennial Regatta, hosted by Oklahoma City University on the North Canadian River. The SMU women?s ?A? four completed the 2.5 mile course in 16:08, only four seconds behind third place Tulsa. SMU?s ?B? four finished 12th with a time of 17:20.
SMU also had strong showings in the women?s open single event as sophomore Meg Gaab finished fifth in 18:11 and junior Jessica Schane, an Oklahoma City native, finished 8th in 18:31. Gaab and Schane were also part of the women?s varsity eight which finished seventh in a time of 15:05.
The SMU Rowing team returns to action on Saturday, October 30th when they travel to Austin, Texas, for the Head of the Colorado.
RESULTS Women?s Open Double 1) Texas 16:56 2) Kansas 17:14 3) Dallas RC 17:30 8) SMU ?A? (Lisa MacCallum, Krystal Kulka) 17:48 10) SMU ?C? (Julie Pollard, Lauren Bradley) 17:58 12) SMU ?B? (Whitney Tucker, Jenise Dornenburg) 18:07 Women?s Open Single 1) Texas 17:13 2) Texas 17:41 3) Dallas RC 17:52 5) SMU ?A? (Meg Gaab) 18:11 8) SMU ?B? (Jessica Schane) 18:31 Women?s Open/Varsity Eight 1) Texas 14:14 2) Virginia 14:17 3) Texas 14:48 7) SMU (Barbara Kunzinger, Lisa MacCallum, Jenise Dornenburg, Whitney Tucker, Krystal Kulka, Kelley Devoe, Meg Gaab, Susie Thompson, Jessica Schane) 15:05 Women?s Open/Varsity Four 1) Texas 15:44 2) Tulsa 16:02 3) Tulsa 16:04 4) SMU ?A? (Barbara Kunzinger, Susie Thompson, Krystal Kulka, Kelley Devoe, Jessica Schane) 16:08 12) SMU ?B? (Veronica Perez, Lindsay Schmidt, Megan Adams, Kristi Hansen, Catherine Jennings) 17:20