Cats, Jayhawks Battle in Sunflower Showdown
With the event being scored, the in-state rivals are tied at five wins apiece in the Sunflower Showdown series. The Jayhawks have won the last two events, while K-State won the previous three. The Wildcats took the title in the First Novice 8+, Second Novice 8+ and Varsity 4+ during last season’s clash.
The Wildcats have put together one boat for each of the six races this year, including three varsity and three novice. The Varsity 4+ race will open the event with the Jayhawks fielding two boats with one being exhibition and ineligible to score for
“The two teams (K-State and KU) are pretty evenly matched,” head coach Pat Sweeney said. “Whoever shows up ready to race well on Saturday will be the winner. It could go either way.”
K-State’s last event, the Head of the
A recap of the Sunflower Showdown will be posted on K-State official athletic website, www.kstatesports.com, following completion of the event.
SUNFLOWER SHOWDOWN SCHEDULE
Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007
9:30 a.m. Varsity 4+
9:45 a.m. Third Novice 8+
10:00 a.m. Second Novice 8+
10:15 a.m. - First Novice 8+
10:30 a.m. Second Varsity 8+
10:45 a.m. First Varsity 8+