Big 12 honors Kansas boat

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Kansas University’s First Varsity Eight boat was named boat of the week by the Big 12 Conference on Friday.

KU’s boat — coxswain Mary Slattery, and Maggie Duncan, BriAnna Dittberner, Kaelyn Thierolf, Allison Schaaf, Tessa Scott, Margret Winter, Jordan Helms and Maddie Irelan — helped KU sweep the Sunflower Showdown on April 30.

Kansas next will compete in the Big 12 Championship on May 13 in Oak Ridge, Tenn.