UW men’s coach Michael Callahan appeared on Q13’s “Q It Up Sports” on Sunday night, previewing both the men’s team’s trip to IRAs and the women at NCAAs this weekend.
The Washington women’s rowing team will compete at the 2018 NCAA Championships May 25-27 in Sarasota, Fla., as the NCAA announced the 22-team field for the regatta today. The No. 1-ranked Huskies, under second-year head coach Yasmin Farooq, earned the top seed in each of the three NCAA races.
Karle Pittsinger won a state title in the shot put at Chelan High, then picked a college sport she had never tried. Now she is team captain for the national champions.
For the second year in a row, the Washington men’s and women’s rowing teams won their respective Pac-12 Conference Championships, as the Huskies won nine out of 10 races, including both varsity eight finals, Sunday.
Sunshine and warm weather brought huge crowds to Lake Washington and the Montlake Cut for the 32nd annual Windermere Cup Regatta Saturday, and those fans were not disappointed as both feature races came down the wire.
UW oarsman Bram Schwarz is from Haarlem, Netherlands. He comes from a family of Olympic rowers.
The Windermere Cup returns to the Montlake Cut for the 32nd year next Saturday, May 5, with races starting at 10:20 a.m. PT. The annual spring rowing event is held in conjunction with the Seattle Yacht Club’s Opening Day parade, which marks the beginning of boating season in Seattle.
Washington’s men’s rowing team won four out of five races, including the featured varsity eight race, at the 117th Cal Dual Saturday morning.
Washington’s No. 1-ranked women’s rowing team won four out of five races Saturday against No. 2 California, but the Bears took home the Simpson Cup with a win in the varsity eight race.