August Witkoski HS No. 5
2017-18 On November 12th, the Hurricanes 3V Varsity 8 rowing team placed 21st with a time of 14:49.4 in their competition at Rivanna Romp, hosted by University of Virginia. Throughout March 17 and March 18th, the Hurricanes competed in three sessions of rowing in Oak Ridge, Tennessee as Louisville hosted the competition. On Saturday morning the second Miami Varsity 4 finished fourth with a time of 7:13.691. On Saturday afternoon, the second Miami Varsity 4 finished fourth with a time of 7:38.792. In the Sunday morning sessions, the second Miami Varsity 4 finished fifth with a time of 7:14.126. On March 31st, in Sarasota, Florida, the Canes faced off against UCF and Wisconsin following a scrimmage the day before. The third Varsity 4 finished second to UCF in a head-to-head race with a time of 8:34.77. On April 7th, the Hurricanes competed in the Sunshine State Invitational. The second Varsity 4 wrapped up the competition with a second-place finish posting a time of 7:28.91. On April 28th, the Canes traveled to Austin, Texas to compete in the Longhorn Invitational. Miami had five boats competing in several heats prior to their final race of the competition. Miami’s Third Varsity Eight was fourth in the B final of its event with a time of 8:41.432. On May 13th, the Canes traveled to Clemson, S.C. to compete in the ACC Championships. Miami’s Third Varsity Eight was fourth in Heat 1 of its event, posting a time of 7:13.629 to advance to the petite final. The Hurricanes then went on to place second in the 3V8+ Petite final with a time of 7:13.273, finishing behind Clemson and ahead of Boston College.
2016-17 Finished fourth in the Women’s Collegiate Champ 4+ final with a time of 18:16.354 at Head of the Indian Creek … Finished second in the Women’s Collegiate Champ 8+ race with a time of 16:01.686 at Head of the Indian Creek … Helped the Hurricanes place 11th in the Women’s Club 8+ at the Head of the Charles with a time of 17:54.374