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Rowing Finished 7th At Big 12 Rowing Championships

May 14, 2017
By ODU Athletics

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – Old Dominion rowing finished the 2017 Big 12 Rowing Championships seventh ahead West Virginia in the final standings of the conference tournament.

Sophomore Taylor Phy represented Old Dominion on the 2017 Big 12 All-Tournament team after helping the 1st V8+ boat edge out West Virginia in the First Eight Petite Final and earning ODU the 7th place overall finish.

The University of Texas claimed their third-straight Big 12 Rowing Championship with 137 team points and 48 automatic qualifying points. Oklahoma finished second (41) and Tennessee took third with 35 automatic qualifier points.

ODU's day started with the 3rd V8+ racing head-to-head with West Virginia in the first Petite Final of the day. The Mountaineers (7:13.317) finished ahead of the Lady Monarchs who came in with a time of 7:17.546.

Next up, ODU again faced WVU, this time in the 1st V4+ Petite Final. The Lady Monarchs finished behind the Mountaineers (7:33.229) with a time of 7:42.696.

The 2nd V8+ came in second behind WVU in the third Petite Final of the morning. ODU ended with a time of 7:13.383, while WVU finished at 7:00.956.

In the final race of the day for the Lady Monarchs, the First Eight pulled out ahead of the Mountaineers finishing five seconds faster than their opponents with a time of 6:42.020. With the win over WVU in the 1st V8+, the Lady Monarchs won the tiebreaker and finished seventh overall.

Next, Big 12 squads learn their NCAA fate during the Division I Rowing Championship selection show on Tuesday, May 17 at 4 p.m. CT.

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Big 12 Rowing Championship Team Scores
1. Texas - 137
2. Oklahoma - 113
3. Kansas State - 92
4. Kansas - 74
5. West Virginia - 49

Big 12 Rowing Automatic Qualifying Team Scores
1. Texas - 48
2. Oklahoma - 41
3. Tennessee - 35
4. Alabama - 28
5. Kansas State - 25
6. Kansas - 21
7. Old Dominion - 9
7. West Virginia - 9

Big 12 All-Tournament Team
Nicole Lane, Alabama
Jennifer Parker, Alabama
Kaelyn Thierolf, Kansas
Noelle Dykmann, Kansas State
Francesca Bratt, Oklahoma
Nicasia D'Allesandro, Oklahoma
Carlijin Hutter, Oklahoma
Kalie Heffernan, Oklahoma
Abby Lange, Oklahoma
Tayler Phy, Old Dominion
Pari Baker, Tennessee
Anneta Kyridou, Tennessee
Chandler Frumin, Tennessee
Shannon Berry, Texas
Gia Doonan, Texas
Emily Froehlich, Texas
Ljiljana Josic, Texas
Pippa Loveard, Texas
Mariam Soufi, Texas
Louisa Morgan, West Virginia

Old Dominion Rowing Rosters by Boat
Third Eight – Petite Final
C) Tayla Cohen || 8) Madeline Doherty || 7) Chelsea Jacobs || 6) Sarah Singleton || 5) Kenya Thomas || 4) Aliyah Rivers || 3) Irena Tobola || 2) Samantha Palmer || 1) Elizabeth Hawker

First Four – Petite Final
C) Monique McNealy || 4) Courtney Moore || 3) May Williamson || 2) Jameela Lamb || 1) Sabrina Paulsen

Second Eight – Petite Final
C) Morgan Dee || 8) Victoria Thies || 7) Francesca Gonzalez || 6) Danielle Yoxthimer || 5) Alexa Williams || 4) Margaret Fluharty || 3) Brooke Ripley || 2) Lysette Rivera-Cortes || 1) Emily Hughes

First Eight – Petite Final
C) Ave McFadden || 8) Taylor Phy || 7) Shannon La Sala || 6) Kennedy Stafford || 5) Kara Stephan || 4) Monica Jory || 3) Erin Welsh || 2) Raven Woody || 1) Carlie Cohen