LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Louisville rowing team learned its heat race assignments and seeding for the 2014 NCAA Rowing Championship on Tuesday afternoon as the complete field of 22 teams was revealed on NCAA.com.
Earning their first NCAA Championship berth as an automatic qualifier with last Sunday’s dominating win at the American Athletic Conference Championship, the Cardinals will compete in the three-day event scheduled for May 30-June 1 at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind. Overall, the 22 teams in this year’s championship are comprised of 11 automatic qualifiers and 11 at-large selections.
Louisville’s varsity eight boat was seeded 16th overall and will compete in Heat 1 against San Diego, USC, Ohio State and Michigan. The Cardinals’ second varsity eight crew was seeded No. 15 and will open the event in Heat 2 against Oklahoma, Notre Dame, Stanford and Princeton. Louisville’s varsity four boat was seeded No. 14 and race in Heat 3 against Oklahoma, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Wisconsin and Jacksonville.
More information on the 2014 NCAA Rowing Championship is available online at http://www.ncaa.com/sports/rowing/d1.
2014 NCAA Rowing Championship – May 30-June 1
Eagle Creek Park – Indianapolis, Ind.
Varsity Eight – Heat 1
San Diego, USC, Ohio State, Michigan, Louisville
Varsity Eight – Heat 2
Oklahoma, Notre Dame, Stanford, Virginia, Wisconsin
Varsity Eight – Heat 3
Northeastern, UCLA, Princeton, California, Washington State, Jacksonville
Varsity Eight – Heat 4
Massachusetts, Indiana, Brown, Washington, Harvard, Boston University
Second Varsity Eight – Heat 1
San Diego, Washington, Brown, Michigan, Wisconsin
Second Varsity Eight – Heat 2
Oklahoma, Notre Dame, Stanford, Princeton, Louisville
Second Varsity Eight – Heat 3
Northeastern, Indiana, Ohio State, California, Harvard, Jacksonville
Second Varsity Eight – Heat 4
Boston University, Washington State, Virginia, UCLA, USC, Massachusetts
Varsity Four – Heat 1
USC, Michigan, Brown, Princeton, San Diego
Varsity Four – Heat 2
Northeastern, Harvard, Virginia, California, UCLA
Varsity Four – Heat 3
Oklahoma, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Wisconsin, Louisville, Jacksonville
Varsity Four – Heat 4
Boston University, Washington State, Stanford, Washington, Indiana, Massachusetts
Boston U. (Patriot League)
Jacksonville (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference)
Louisville (American Athletic Conference)
Massachusetts (Atlantic 10 Conference)
Northeastern (Colonial Athletic Conference)
Ohio State (Big Ten Conference)
Oklahoma (Conference USA)
Princeton (The Ivy League)
San Diego (West Coast Conference)
Stanford (Pac-12 Conference)
Virginia (Atlantic Coast Conference)