Wildcats Advance Teams to A Finals in Tennessee
“It is great to have three boats in the A Finals,” head coach Pat Sweeney said. “They should all be close races. We will see if we can come out and race well.”
The Second Varsity 8+ finished in a time of 7:00.60 to complete the course nearly four seconds ahead of
The First Varsity 8+ team qualified for the A Final after placing second in their heat with a time of 6:38.55. SMU outlasted the Wildcats with a two-second win over KSU, while the Cats placed ahead of
Also earning a place in the A Final on Sunday was the Wildcat Novice 8+ team. The group finished second in their heat with a time of 7:13.67 to defeat
K-State’s Novice 4+ squad placed third with a time of 8:46.22 to advance to the day’s AB semifinal. Less than one second separated K-State from Davidson, who finished second in the preliminary run. During the AB semifinal, K-State raced to a fourth place finish with a time of 8:42.98. The finish earned the Wildcats a place in Sunday’s B Final.
For complete results of the Southern IRA, please visit the Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association’s website at www.siraregatta.com. A complete recap of Wildcat events will be posted at www.kstatesports.com.
N4+ Heats: 1.
N4+ A/B Semifinals: 1. Marrietta (8:19.60), 2.
N8+ A/B Semifinals: 1.
2V8+ A/B Semifinals: 1.
1V8+ A/B Semifinals: 1. SMU (6:36.50), 2.
8:40. N4+ B Final (places 7-12): K-State, Clemson,
10:58 N8+ A Final (places 1-6): K-State,
11:12 2V8+ A Final (places 1-6); K-State, Purdue,