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Men’s and women’s rowing crews show potential at Chicago boat race

By Carly Kulenkamp

October 28, 2015

The Illinois men’s and women’s rowing teams both showed promise in their performance this past weekend in Chicago.The Illini journeyed up to the windy city to face the DePaul Blue Demons in the annual Race4Row Chicago Boat Race. This race serves as a fundraiser for Recovery on Water, "A mutua...

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...

Illinois rowing breaks two world records

Elizabeth Dunne, senior in Media and member of the rowing team, attempts to break records for continuous rowing at the anniversary plaza on Sunday.

By Drake Pena

December 9, 2014

The Illinois rowing team broke two world records over the weekend: the large team longest continual row for the 20-29 age group and for the 19-and-under age group.  Starting at noon on Friday until noon on Monday, the men’s and women’s novice and varsity teams rowed for 72 hours non-stop on the ...