Oklahoma City was named in the newly released issue of Rowing Magazine as one of the top cities for rowing in the country.
Oklahoma City was one of the magazine's top picks along with Boston, Philadelphia, Richmond, Va., Seattle and the San Francisco Bay Area.
“The rowing community has done its utmost to make rowing mainstream and it's starting to pay dividends,” the magazine stated about Oklahoma City.
CLEMSON KNOCKS OFF THE CARDINAL
Stanford women's eight crew, which has won the Ackerman Cup three of the last four years in the Head of the Oklahoma, was upset Saturday by Clemson University, which rowed the 4-kilometer course in 14:42.53.
Clemson, competing in the regatta for the first time, defeated the Cardinal by six seconds. The University of Oklahoma finished third with a time of 14:59.57.
MEXICO ROWER WINS JUNIORS RACE
The results of junior men's single event had an international flavor. Juan Flores, 18, of Mexico finished first in a time of 16:52.68.
The United States' Clayton Mathiew, of the Stanford Rowing Center, was second while Canada's Connor Vogt of the Winnipeg Rowing Club was third.