Women's rowing schedule set for 2013-14


Rowers

Sept. 3, 2013

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MADISON, Wis. –- The first day of school at the University of Wisconsin for the 2013-14 school year is also the same day that the Badgers' 2013-14 women’s openweight rowing schedule is out.

The slate includes a three-race fall season that opens with the Milwaukee River Challenge on Sept. 21 in Milwaukee. The Badgers also race at the Head of the Rock in Rockford, Ill., on Oct. 13, then close out the fall with the Head of the Charles in Boston on Oct. 20.

The competition season begins tentatively on March 15 with a race against Tennessee over Spring Break in Oak Ridge, Tenn.

The Badgers then jump directly into the fray with the Pac-12 Challenge in Redwood City, Calif., on March 29.

A trip to East Lansing, Mich., for a Big Ten Double Dual with Michigan State and Michigan follows on April 12, before UW competes for the first time at the Clemson Invite on April 19 in Clemson, S.C.

Wisconsin wraps up its regular season on May 4 at rival Minnesota.

On May 18, the post-season begins with the 2014 Big Ten Championships in Indianapolis. There, Wisconsin will look to put the final mark on its resume in hopes of a bid to the 2014 NCAA Championships, also scheduled for Indianapolis.

Should the Badgers reach the NCAA championships, set for May 30 to June 1, it will mark the seventh-consecutive trip to the national championships, the ninth trip in 10 seasons under head coach Bebe Bryans and the 12th trip all-time. Rowing became an NCAA sport in 1997.

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