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Mar 14, 2019

Rowing Travels to the Cardinal Invite

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson rowing team is set to continue their spring racing campaign this weekend at the Cardinal Invite in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Clemson will be entering three varsity eights and one varsity four.

The action will feature three sessions on Melton Lake, with two on Saturday and one Sunday morning. The Tigers will face off against Tennessee and 7th-ranked Yale on Saturday morning.  Racing continues at in the afternoon session when Clemson faces 15th-ranked Wisconsin (openweight), Wisconsin (lightweight), Notre Dame and 20th-ranked Minnesota.  Sunday morning, the Tigers will go head to head with Alabama and 16th-ranked Indiana to conclude racing.

Fans can follow along through live results on HereNow, as well as on and @ClemsonRowing on Twitter.


While we didn’t have, from the outside, spectacular results last weekend, what we wanted to see from the boats, our control, our length, our power, was there and it was encouraging. So what we’re looking at is building up steam throughout the season.

Looking forward to this weekend, we get the chance for each boat to improve and build on what they worked on this week. What we’re looking forward to is using the competition to push us to greater heights and at the same time staying internal to achieve our own goals for this week and this phase of training.

It’s a really great competitive field for our second race of the year. We’re looking forward to, in racing conditions, seeing internally how the team manages the conditions, switching lineups, and going through every part of the race weekend.

Racing Schedule

Saturday, March 16

9:00 am • 1V8+ vs. Yale, Tennessee
9:08 am • 1V4+ vs. Yale, Tennessee
9:16 am • 3V8+ vs. Yale, Tennessee
9:24 am • 2V8 vs. Yale, Tennessee

3:48 pm • 1V8+ vs. Wisconsin OW, Notre Dame
3:56 pm • 1V4+ vs. Wisconsin LW, Notre Dame
4:04 pm • 3V8+ vs. Minnesota B, Notre Dame
4:12 pm • 2V8+ vs. Wisconsin OW, Notre Dame

Sunday, March 17

10:44 am • 1V8+ vs. Alabama, Indiana
10:52 am • 1V4+ vs. Alabama, Indiana
11:00 am • 3V8+ vs. Alabama, Indiana
11:08 am • 2V8+ vs. Alabama, Indiana




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