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Illinois rowing club heads to Ann Arbor

Women’s Varsity 8+ (UChicago Varsity 8+ on dock as well), Illinois Collegiate Rowing Invitational in Clinton Lake, DeWitt, Illinois in April 2014.

April 22, 2015

Both Illinois men and women’s rowing teams will travel to Ann Arbor, Michigan, this Saturday for the Mid-American Collegiate Rowing Association Championships. In preparation, the teams are fine-tuning their stroke technique. “Rowing is a very technical and repetitive sport and having a good, clea...

Illinois rowing wins state championship over weekend

Illinois rowing wins state championship over weekend

By Zoe Kaler

April 20, 2015

Illinois hosted the 2015 Illinois Collegiate Rowing Invitational at Clinton Lake in DeWitt, Illinois, on Saturday. The women won the regatta and the men took third, but the team as a whole won the state championship.  In women’s varsity eights, the Illini took first and second place. Illinois’s wom...

Illini Women’s Rowing Club prepares for the Don Lubber’s Cup

Women’s Novice 8+ rowing on Lake Lanier in Georgia over spring break in March 2014.

By Emma McGowen

April 9, 2015

The Illinois Collegiate Rowing Invite is just over a week away, April 18. To prepare, the Illinois women’s club will compete in Don Lubber’s Cup in Grand Rapids, Michigan, this weekend. Don Lubber’s Cup will be the Illini’s last regular season race — the event was named after former Grand Vall...

Illinois rowing wins gold and records at Chicago Indoor rowing championships

Lucas Gonzalez, a sophomore in Engineering, races a 2k race against other Illinois’ Rowing athletes at the Illini indoor on Feb. 2, 2013 at the ARC gym.

By Charlotte Carroll

February 25, 2014

Its introduction speaks for itself: “Anything you’ve ever seen anyone do on an erg at the gym, they’re probably doing it wrong, so forget that.” Junior Katie Ruhl recalled her coaches telling her this on the first day of club rowing tryouts. Called so by rowers, the “erg” is the indoor r...