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Iowa’s rowing team releases schedule

File photo

September 12, 2017

The Iowa rowing team released its 2017-18 schedule on Monday. “The schedule is really good,” said head coach Andrew Carter in a release. “It’s very intense with every weekend having teams that finished in the top 20 at the end of last season. It is, by far, the toughest schedule we’ve put...

Iowa rowing recruits test the waters

FILE - In this file photo, Iowa's rowing team row at the Head of the Iowa on the Iowa River on Sunday, October 27, 2013. (The Daily Iowan/ Tyler Finchum, file)

James Geerdes, [email protected]

September 7, 2017

College rowing is unlike most Division-1 athletics. Potential recruits don’t get scouted because of their rowing capabilities but rather, their athleticism. Iowa rowing thrives on these athletes. Hawkeye rowing experienced its most successful season under head coach Andrew Carter last spring. A tri...

Rowing adds new assistant coach

New rowing assistant coach Natasia Giles (texassports.com)

July 27, 2017

Iowa rowing head coach Andrew Carter has announced the addition of Natasia Giles as an assistant coach. Giles will head to Iowa after a four-year coaching stint at Texas, where she spent her first two years as a volunteer assistant coach and then was promoted to a graduate assistant the last two years. ...

The grind, and beauty, of Hawkeye rowing

Sophomore Hunter Koenigsfeld (hawkeyesports.com)

July 27, 2017

Hunter Koenigsfeld is one of two student-athletes to trade her lifelong sport for rowing this summer. By Megan Sprengeler [email protected] The Iowa rowing team will add yet another student-athlete to its roster for the fall. Trading her running shoes for oars, Hunter Koenigsfeld has decided ...

Rowers bear down with regatta in sight

FILE - In this file photo, Iowa's rowing team row at the Head of the Iowa on the Iowa River on Sunday, October 27, 2013. (The Daily Iowan/ Tyler Finchum, file)

Megan Sprengeler, [email protected]

July 25, 2017

Over the course of July, the Iowa rowing team has trained day in, day out. The select group of athletes has been preparing to represent their school, state, and country at the Canadian Henley Regatta in St. Catharines, Ontario, from Aug. 6-13. Fortunately, I’ve had the privilege to be part of the...

Rowers taste success, splash on

Head coach Andrew Carter (hawkeyesports.com)

July 20, 2017

Last season, the Hawkeye rowing team went to its second regional in school history. This season, Iowa hopes to continue the program’s progress. By Jordan Zuniga [email protected] Last season, the Iowa rowing team made another move in its quest to turn around its reputation. For just the second...