Women's Rowing msuspartans.com —  Michigan State's rowing program will host a pair of events that will introduce high school athletes to Michigan State University as well as its rowing program.
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Women's Rowing msuspartans.com —  Michigan State's novice rowing program got its first experience with collegiate competition last weekend, hosting Michigan on the Grand River on Sunday, Oct. 26. The first taste of college racing was a sweet one for the Spartan novices, as both boats had a strong day against the Wolverines.
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Women's Rowing msuspartans.com —  Michigan State's rowing program participated in the Head of the Grand on Sunday, but head coach Matt Weise was as impressed with his program off the water as he was with its results on it.
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Women's Rowing msuspartans.com —  Michigan State kicked off its fall training races on Sunday in Ann Arbor, Mich., against the host Wolverines and Notre Dame. As the fall is used primarily as a training ground for the spring dual racing season, the opening competition was a series of timed pieces that allowed the rowers to focus on the technical aspects of their training in a racing setting.
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Women's Rowing msuspartans.com —  Michigan State's rowing program starts its fall schedule on Sunday afternoon on Belleville Lake in Ann Arbor. Start time is 10 am. The Spartans and host Wolverines, along with Notre Dame, will run a series of timed pieces on Sunday, and will not be showcasing any formal racing. This format is more an exercise in technical training, running five four-minute races that allows coaches to provide feedback to their boats at the conclusion of each four-minute piece.
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Women's Rowing msuspartans.com —  Novice rowing tryouts are currently underway, and the Spartan rowing staff is excited to welcome potential rowers to open tryouts at Jenison Field House daily through Sept. 12.
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Women's Rowing msuspartans.com —  Emily Regan and the women's four earned a silver medal in the straight four at the World Championships in Amsterdam on Friday. The crews battled adverse conditions, but fought through to finish second to New Zealand despite being as far back as fourth at 500 meters.
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Women's Rowing msuspartans.com —  With a pair of exhibition games on the horizon, head coach Damon Rensing previews the 2014 season with the announcement of captains and review of preseason polls.
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Women's Rowing msuspartans.com —  Michigan State alumna Emily Regan has earned a spot in the United States four that is headed to the 2014 FISA World Rowing championships in Amsterdam, as announced by US Rowing on Monday. Eighty athletes have been named to the US contingent, with the athletes in four more boats to be finalized in the coming days.
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Women's Rowing msuspartans.com —  Michigan State rowing coach Matt Weise has announced the addition of Helen Tilghman to the Spartan staff as an assistant coach. Tilghman comes to East Lansing after a year each at Dayton and Seattle, and rowed collegiately at Washington (2008-12).
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Women's Rowing msuspartans.com —  Two Michigan State rowers - senior Laura Moore (Battle Creek, Mich.) and sophomore Katie Cromie (County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland) were named to the All-Central Region teams by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches of America (CRCA). Nominated student-athletes are evaluated on the strength of their team's regional finish, coaches recommendations and 2,000-meter erg score. Nominees must be eligible student-athletes who have competed in their teams' varsity boat in 75 percent of races this season.
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Women's Rowing msuspartans.com —  It was a frustrating day for Michigan State at the Big Ten Championships, as only one boat took away a medal and one other met its seed, as the Spartans finished fifth at the regatta on Eagle Creek Reservoir in Indianapolis, Indiana. MSU's varsity four, seeded fourth, took third place to earn a medal, while the fifth-seeded varsity eight met its seed.
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Women's Rowing msuspartans.com —  The Big Ten announced the seedings for the 2014 Championships earlier this week. For Michigan State, both of its varsity eights are seeded fifth, its fours are seeded fourth, and its two novice eight entries are both seeded third. Ohio State and Wisconsin each have three No. 1 seeds.
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Women's Rowing msuspartans.com —  Michigan State lost both ends of a double-dual on Saturday morning in Ann Arbor, falling to both No. 3 Ohio State and No. 9 Michigan by identical 45-27 scores.
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Women's Rowing msuspartans.com —  Michigan State heads to Ann Arbor for a double-dual with No. 9 Michigan and No. 3 Ohio State on Saturday. Louisville - a team MSU has seen several times this season at various dual races and regattas - will also be racing on Belleville Lake this weekend, as the final push is on for all teams in terms of positioning for NCAA selection.
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Women's Rowing msuspartans.com —  Like most hockey fans, all Sara Sherman wanted to do was watch the Olympic gold medal game between the U.S. and Canada. It was Feb. 28, 2010, and every time she asked to put the game on TV, doctors in her hospital room said no. Little did she know that not being able to watch the hockey game would be only the first of many barriers she'd have to accept, then battle through.
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Women's Rowing msuspartans.com —  Michigan State raced against No. 5 Virginia and Duke on Saturday morning on Lake Monticello in Charlottesville, Va.The Spartans continue to strive to peak for the championship season, while trying to post competitive times nationally for NCAA Championship consideration.
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Women's Rowing msuspartans.com —  Michigan State heads to Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend to take on No. 5 Virginia and Duke on Lake Monticello. No. 17 Syracuse is at the event as well, and will race both the Cavaliers and Blue Devils. The Spartans, who sit just outside the CRCA Top 20 poll, continue to work their way into consideration for the NCAA Tournament field, as well as a higher seeding for the upcoming Big Ten Championships.
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Women's Rowing msuspartans.com —  The Spartans wrapped up the Clemson Invitational on Sunday morning, battling 12 other teams that were ranked or receiving consideration in the national poll as well as challenging conditions that cut short racing on both days of competition.
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