2018 NCAA Division II rowing championship selections announced
INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Division II Women’s Rowing Committee has selected the teams that will compete in the 2018 NCAA Division II Women’s Rowing Championships.
The championships will be held May 25-27 at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Florida, with the University of Central Florida and the Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Association serving as hosts.
The team championship is composed of four teams, and each team is required to field one boat of eight rowers and one boat of four rowers. The teams selected were: University of Central Oklahoma, Florida Institute of Technology, Mercyhurst University and Western Washington University.
In addition, two at-large Eights from institutions not represented in the team competition were selected. The two schools selected were: Barry University and the University of California, San Diego.
In 2017, Western Washington captured its eighth team national title at the NCAA Division II Women’s Rowing Championships held at Mercer Lake in West Windsor, New Jersey. Western Washington put together a Fours Grand Final victory and a runner-up finish in the Eights Grand Final for the national title.