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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Rowing

Parker Illingworth’s triumphs with Texas and Canada in the Collegiate and International World

Parker Illingworth’s triumphs with Texas and Canada in the Collegiate and International World

Ylver DeLeon-Rios, General Sports Reporter November 16, 2023

After winning back-to-back national titles for Texas in 2021 and 2022 and earning gold and bronze for Team Canada at the 2023 Pan American Games, senior Parker Illingworth’s rowing career is rife with...

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Texas rowing head coach Dave O’Neill previews upcoming Waco Regatta, 2024 season

Haden Knobloch, General Sports Reporter November 9, 2023

Texas rowing will head up the road for the Waco Regatta this weekend. The main focus for head coach Dave O’Neill and his team is going to be competing with each other.  “We will be racing in mixed...

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Amber Harwood’s journey from Great Britain to Texas

Ylver Deleon-Rios, General Sports Reporter October 27, 2023

After sparking an interest in the sport at age 12, senior Amber Harwood has grown a deep connection with rowing.  Harwood gravitated to the sport following the 2012 Olympic Games. Seeing the success...

Gia Doonan becomes second rowing athlete to be inducted into UT Hall of Honor

Gia Doonan becomes second rowing athlete to be inducted into UT Hall of Honor

Rylan Heritage, General Sports Reporter September 7, 2023

Gia Doonan and the Texas rowing team were in England this past summer to compete at the prestigious Henley Royal Regatta when she received a phone call from Chris Del Conte. Doonan was confused, thinking...

Texas rowing caps off season with trip to Henley Royal Regatta

Texas rowing caps off season with trip to Henley Royal Regatta

Lindsey Plotkin, Senior Sports Reporter July 13, 2023

Texas rowing traveled across the pond to participate in the Henley Royal Regatta in Henley-on-Thames, England. The reigning Big 12 Champions competed in several of the regatta’s challenge cups, bringing...

Texas alum Kate Knifton reflects on rowing career, spine surgery scare

Texas alum Kate Knifton reflects on rowing career, spine surgery scare

Aakriti Singla, General Sports Reporter July 6, 2023

As a young girl, Kate Knifton would watch her dad row. A former Texas alum who competed on club and national teams after college, Knifton’s dad encouraged her to follow in his footsteps. But before she...

Hailey Easterly’s unique journey to rowing at Texas

Hailey Easterly’s unique journey to rowing at Texas

TJ Krilowicz, General Sports Reporter March 30, 2023

Becoming a professional athlete in the U.S. is a rare feat. However, junior rower Hailey Easterly comes from a background of athletes, with two family members playing in the NFL and others playing college...

International Texas rowers adjust to life in the states, NCAA competition

International Texas rowers adjust to life in the states, NCAA competition

TJ Krilowicz, General Sports Reporter February 28, 2023

Students’ transition to college can be challenging. However, for some Texas rowers, the transition was one to both college and America, with 10 of Texas Rowing’s 73 members being international students. “Everything...

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