Alabama Rowing to Compete in C-USA Championship Saturday

May 16, 2014

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – On Saturday, May 17, Alabama will head to Oak Ridge, Tenn., to compete in the 2014 C-USA Championship for an opportunity at an automatic bid to the NCAA Championship.

Alabama and the 10 other C-USA rowing crews will begin competition on Melton Hill Lake at 8 a.m. CT with the first heat of the Varsity 8. Races will continue through the afternoon and will culminate with the awards presentation at 3:45 p.m. CT.

The winning team will earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships. Previous champions include Oklahoma (2013), Tennessee (2012, 2010) and Texas (2011). The rest of the field will consist of Old Dominion, Tulsa, Kansas, Kansas State, Sacramento State, San Diego State and West Virginia.