Four Boats Finish in Top-5 at Jayhawk Jamboree

MANHATTAN, Kan. – The Kansas State rowing team completed its fall season on Sunday, finishing with four boats in the top-5 at the Jayhawk Jamboree in Lawrence, Kansas. 

“It was a good finish to the fall season,” head coach Patrick Sweeney said. “Now we will starting focusing on preparing for the spring season.”

The Wildcats started the day with a third-place finish by the Novice 8 boat, which finished the race with a time of 16:28.28. 

The Novice boats would continue to have success on the day, as the Wildcat A boat and Wildcat B boat finished third and fifth with times of 18:17.59 and 18:41.14, respectively.  

The Varsity 8 A boat took fifth in the third race, posting a time of 15:23.36. The Varsity 8 B boat finished seventh with a time of 16:02.51. 

In the final event of the day, the Varsity 8 A boat won the second heat of 300M, beating Tulsa’s B boat by two seconds. The Wildcats would fall to Tulsa’s A boat in the semifinals by one second. 

K-State opens the spring season on March 5, 2016, as the Wildcats travel back to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to take on Oklahoma. 

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Jayhawk Jamboree
Kansas Rowing Boathouse at Burcham Park
Lawrence, Kansas

K-State Results
Women’s Novice 8+
1. Iowa A (16:18.79); 2. Kansas A (16:26.81); 3. Kansas State (16:28.28); 4. Iowa B (16:56.82); 5. Wichita State A (17:18.36)

Women’s Varsity 4+
1. Tulsa A (16:16.73); 2. Iowa A (16:41.51); 3. Kansas B (16:50.83); 4. Tulsa D (16:51.17); 5. Kansas A (16:53.32); 9. Kansas State B (17:20.58); 12. Kansas State A (17:35.07); 15. Kansas State C (17:59.8); 17. Kansas State E (18:13.49); Kansas State D (18:36.5)

Women’s Novice 4+
1. Kansas A (17:42.23); 2. Tulsa (17:54.64); 3. Kansas State A (18:17.59); 4. Iowa A (18:20.54); 5. Kansas State B (18:41.14); 6. Kansas State C (18:42.53)

Women’s Varsity 8+
1. Tulsa A (15:01.68); 2. Kansas A (15:04.20); 3. Iowa (15:08.47); 4. Tulsa B (15:18.97); 5. Kansas State A (15:23.36); 7. Kansas State B (16:02.51)

Women’s Varsity 8+ 300M Sprints
Sprint Heat 1

1. Tulsa A (1:04.13); 2. Kansas C (1:06.92); 3. Creighton A (1:09.62)

Sprint Heat 2

1. Kansas State A (1:04.69); 2. Tulsa B (1:06.79)

Sprint Heat 3

1. Kansas A (1:08.34); 2. Kansas State B (1:10.82); 3. Wichita State A (1:13.74)

Sprint Heat 4

1. Kansas B (1:10.80); 2. Creighton B (1:17.78)

Sprint Semi-Final 1

1. Tulsa A (1:07.07); 2. Kansas State A (1:08.08)

Sprint Semi-Final 2

1. Kansas A (1:05.15); 2. Kansas B (1:06.17)

Sprint Final

1. Tulsa A (1:02.88); 2. Kansas A (1:03.77)