Wildcats Tune Up For NCAA Central Regionals
Automatic qualifiers for the 2006 NCAA Championships on May 26-28 in
"Even though our final preparations for this race are at a difficult time for the students (during finals week), they have gone well,”
Eight of this weekend’s opponents are ranked among the top 20 in the latest USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association NCAA Division I Varsity Eight Coaches Poll including No. 4 Ohio State, No. 6 Michigan, No. 9 Minnesota, No. 10 Notre Dame, No. 14 Michigan State, No. 15 Virginia, No. 19 Central Florida and No. 20 Wisconsin. Host
With the many strides the team has made this spring, the Wildcats will look to turn in top performances after seeing faster times this season on the water. Last season, K-State placed 11th regionally.
Central Sprints is unique in that it runs in conjunction with South Sprints, which makes for a highly-competitive environment. The 21-team field will compete on
NCAA CENTRAL REGIONALS RACE SCHEDULE
First Varsity Eight Heat 2, Saturday at 11:20 a.m.
A/B Semifinals (1-3), Saturday at 4:00 or 4:10 p.m.
C/D Semifinals (4-5), Saturday at 3:40 or 3:50 p.m.
Second Varsity Eight Heat 4, Saturday at 11:00 a.m.
A/B Semifinals (1-3), Saturday at 3:20 or 3:30 p.m.
C/D Semifinals (4-5), Saturday at 3:00 or 3:10 p.m.
First Novice Eight Heat 2, Saturday at 9:40 a.m.
Grand Final (1), Sunday at 10:40 a.m.
Repechage 1 and 2 (2-7), Saturday at 2:20 or 2:30 p.m.
Varsity Four Heat 2 at 10:10 a.m.
A/B Semifinals (1-4), Saturday at 2:40 or 2:50 p.m.
1V8: Cox: Claire Johnson, 8: Megan Hauver, 7: Kaci Williams, 6: Alexis Johnson, 5: Jennifer Flannigan, 4: Bjai Rice, 3: Larissa Kesler, 2: Heather Hoffman, 1: Heather Gerstner.
2V8: Cox: Stephanie Black, 8: Amy Wagner, 7: Jacque Crockford, 6: Kari Chadd, 5: Kristin Alstatt, 4: Kelsey Frasier, 3: Elise vander Putten, 2: Danielle Scott, 1: Jamie Holt.
V4: Cox: Melissa Cessna, 4: Rachel Freeman, 3: Bailey Bunck, 2: Veronica Noonan, 1: Jennifer Reuss.
1N8: Cox: Anna Wagner, 8: Amber Mulyck, 7: Michael Knoll, 6: Kate Priest, 5: Whitney Revell, 4: Jayme File, 3: Carlee Parke, 2: Julia Roque, 1: Michelle Higgins.