Rowing prepares for visit from Eastern Michigan

There is nothing more important in rowing than team chemistry, and no one knows this better than University of Alabama head coach Larry Davis. “In the last three or four years we have gotten a better understanding of what it takes to be a high level division-one team,” Davis said.

Scheduling presents challenge for Alabama rowing

The University of Alabama women’s rowing team will wrap up its fall portion of the season with the Head of the Hooch Regatta this weekend in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  This is the team’s third regatta so far this year, and head coach Larry Davis likes what he has seen from the team so far this season. “Sometimes in the past we haven’t been able to execute at the level we wanted to, and so far this fall we have done that in both of the races we’ve gone to,” Davis said.

Rowing completes second race of the semester

Alabama’s rowing team placed both its boats in the top 20 in the Head of the Charles Regatta. The Crimson Tide finished in sixth place and in 20th place out of 38 boats. The Tide was unable to earn automatic qualifying times for next year’s regatta, but coach Larry Davis was pleased with the team’s performance. “We didn’t qualify both boats for next year’s event but we were only about one place and a few second shy with our second boat,” said Davis.

Rowing team starts the season with success

The Crimson Tide won four events and medaled 11 boats Saturday in the Chattanooga Head Race in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  The race was the first of the season for the Alabama, and coach Larry Davis was pleased with his team’s performance. “I think we had a really solid team performance," Davis said. "We had great performances from everybody.