MADISON, Wis. - The women's rowing team competed Saturday at the 2000
Midwest Rowing Championships on Lake Wingra in Madison, Wis., turning in
some good performances on the water.
Conditions were good under sunny skies with light, variable winds and
temperatures in the mid-sixties. The Lady Vols took three boats to
Wisconsin, including the varsity 4+, the second varsity 8+ and the varsity
8+. Tennessee would hit the course first in the 4+ at 9:24 a.m. for its
heat versus St. Cloud, Marquette, Wisconsin A, Creighton and Grand Valley
The Lady Vols would eventually finish in fifth position with a time of
7:38.94, which landed them in the petite final later in the afternoon.
The second varsity 8+ would be next to race at 3:12 p.m., and UT finished
in sixth place (6:34.23) in the final, just two seconds behind fifth-place
finisher Kansas. The oars were manned by Kelly Kraiss, Dawn Ware, Debbie
Zmistowski, Grace Harrington, Sara Stout, Nicole Small, Joyce Kranzke and
Erika Twedt coxed the shell to the sixth-place finish.
After qualifying for the petite finals, the varsity 4+ took top , winning
the race with a clocking of 7:14.23. Tina Mazzolini guided the squad of
rowers Heather Lewis, Kay Logan, Ashley Smith and Amber Williams to the
Finally, in the premier women's race of the day, Tennessee went
head-to-head with squads from Wisconsin, Tulsa, Texas, Notre Dame, Kansas
and Kansas State in the varsity 8+.
The team, lead by coxswain Shannon McMahon, took sixth place (6:27.45) in
the race, and was powered by Ginny Bradley, Michele Moore, Megan Reinhart,
Kacey Montgomery, Lauren Kueck, Kim Walsh, Erin Moore and Tammy
Next up for the Lady Vols is the Lexus Central Sprints in Oak Ridge, Tenn.,
on May 13-14.
Crew places well at meet
Published: Tue Apr 25, 2000 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 02:14 p.m.