PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Louisville took home its second-straight BIG EAST Boat of the Week award after the Cardinals’ varsity eight defeated No. 11 Wisconsin and Minnesota this past weekend. The Cardinals finished the 1,500-meter race against Wisconsin in 7:16.9, more than three seconds faster than Wisconsin.
The team of senior coxswain Ashley Edwardson, junior stroke Lauren Mensch, freshman Erin Bennett, junior Sarah Fiske, junior Kristin Falovo, senior Katie Rorer, junior Sam Kayser, junior Anastasia Prokopenko and senior Samantha Seldon defeated the Badgers in the morning race and completed its second challenge of the day against Minnesota with a time of 7:03.2; a full six seconds ahead of the Golden Gophers.
Up next, the Louisville rowing team will travel to Gold River, Calif., for the Lake Natoma Invitational on April 17-18.