Safety Harbor, Fla.
2017-18 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 Miami Varsity 4 finished fourth with a time of 7:14.669. On Saturday afternoon, the Miami Varsity 4 finished second with a time of 7:20.102. In the Sunday morning sessions, the Miami Varsity 4 finished fourth with a time of 7:08.410. On March 31st, in Sarasota, Florida, the Canes faced off against UCF and Wisconsin following a scrimmage the day before. The second Varsity 4 finished second behind Wisconsin with a time of 8:50.16. 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 14th and 15th, the Canes competed in the Knecht Cup in Mercer, N.J. Miami’s Varsity Four finished fourth in the grand final with a time of 7:49.16, finishing behind UPenn, Boston College and Temple. The Canes qualified for the grand final after finishing second in semifinal 1 with a time of 3:39.58. The Canes, who finished only behind UPenn in semifinal 1, advanced to the semifinals, finishing second in Heat 3 of the preliminaries with a time of 7:49.18. 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. The first Varsity Four was fourth in the B final with a time of 8:32.492. The Hurricanes finished eighth as a team at the Longhorn Invite with 93 points. Miami’s 1V8 scored 48 points, while the 2V8 added 30 and the 1V4 chipped in with 15 points. On May 13th, the Canes traveled to Clemson, S.C. to compete in the ACC Championships. The Hurricanes’ First Varsity Four also moved on to the petite final after it posted a time of 7:39.368 to finish fifth in Heat 1. The Canes top four boat then placed third in its petite final with a time of 7:38.080.