Gophers' Second Varsity Eight Named First Boat of the Week of 2007

March 14, 2007

Big Ten Boat of the Week
Second Varsity Eight, Minnesota

Minnesota's Second Varsity Eight earns the conference's first Boat of the Week award of 2007, after defeating Louisville last week in Oak Ridge, Tenn. The boat of Kaja Tally, Mary Ann Weinzierl, Christine O'Donnell, Laura Jatautaite, Catherine Casey, Ashlee Vilmo, Sarah Graham, Heidi Becthel, with Rachel Hotkowski at bow, finished first with a time of 6:54.1. The Gophers finished nine seconds ahead of Louisville, which placed second in 7:03.2.