April 8, 2017

Buckeyes Dominate With a Dozen Wins in Bloomington


April 8, 2017

Bloomington, Ind. – The fourth-ranked Ohio State rowing team won 12 of 14 races at Lake Lemon against No. 13 Iowa and No. 18 Indiana.

The First Varsity Eight consisting of , , , , , , , and (coxswain) got back on track with wins against over Iowa and Indiana. Although Iowa challenged the Buckeyes in the afternoon session, the 1V8 grinded out a 1.5 second victory over the Hawkeyes.


Coming off of a B1G Boat of the Week Accolade, the Second Varsity Eight proved its merit with wins over both Iowa and Indiana. The 2V8 of , , , , , , , and  (coxswain) finished with times of 7:08.2 and 6:41.2.

, Hannah Hites, , and (coxswain) in the 1V4 battled it out against Iowa to gain a tough 1.8 second victory. In the morning session, they beat Indiana with a time of 7:44.7. With two wins on the day, the First Varsity Four improved its record to 5-2 on the season.

The Second Varsity Four – , , , , and  (coxswain) – continued its unbeaten streak improving its record to 4-0. The Buckeyes cruised past both Iowa and Indiana, winning by 12.7 seconds and 28.1 seconds, respectively.

The 3V4 of , , , and  (coxswain) improved their race record to 3-1 with dominating wins against Iowa and Indiana.

The First Novice Eight collected two wins on the day and finished in its fastest time this season, finishing in 7:09.5 and 7:05.2 in the morning and afternoon sessions, respectively. Rowing for the Buckeyes in the 1N8 were Bailey Spees, Madelaine Frendberg, Grace Libben, Madison Sheahan, Katherine Kreczmer, Megan Anderson, Sierra Tiede, Olivia Carter, and Cameron Garcia (coxswain).

The Buckeyes host their only home regatta of the season at Griggs Reservoir next Saturday, April 15th, when they face off against Duke and Notre Dame.  

Morning Session
Ohio State: 6:49.50
Indiana: 6:56.72

Ohio State: 7:08.2
Indiana: 7:26.0 

Ohio State: 7:44.7
Indiana: 8:08.3 

Ohio State: 7:51.9
Indiana: 8:20.0

Ohio State: 7:46.4
Iowa: 8:01.6
Indiana: 8:28.6

Ohio State: 7:09.5
Indiana: 7:21.2

Iowa: 7:23.3
Ohio State: 7:23.8

Afternoon Session


Ohio State 6:36.5

Iowa: 6:38.0


Ohio State 6:41.2

Iowa: 6:43.5


Ohio State: 7:28.9

Iowa: 7:30.7


Ohio State: 7:44.8
Iowa: 7:57.5


Ohio State: 7:52.4
Iowa: 8:07.3

Indiana: 8:44.9


Ohio State: 7:05.2
Indiana: 7:15.0


Iowa: 7:34.8
Ohio State: 7:36.1

First Varsity Eight (4-3)

Coxswain – 


Second Varsity Eight (5-2)

Coxswain – 


First Varsity Four (5-2)

Hannah Hites

Coxswain –  


Second Varsity Four (4-0)

Coxswain –  


Third Varsity Four (3-1 Race/5-1 Overall)

Coxswain –  


First Novice Eight (2-2 Race/3-2 Overall)
Bailey Spees
Madelaine Frendberg
Grace Libben
Madison Sheahan
Katherine Kreczmer
Megan Anderson
Sierra Tiede
Olivia Carter
Coxswain – Cameron Garcia 


Second Novice Eight (1-3 Race/3-3 Overall)
Virginia Brosnahan
Kristin Hoying
Kylie Sturgill
Michayla Binkley
Sydnee Wilke
Sheridan Cleave
Jeanette Gardner
Megan Denk
Coxswain – Julia Linares