The Sunflower

Shockers place in OCU Head of Oklahoma rowing tournament

October 5, 2015

SaturdayMen’s open 2xE. Gordon/Z. Davis (Wichita State A), 4th PlaceJ. Martin/E. Pykiet (Wichita State C), 7th PlaceC. Hall/S. Brecker (Wichita State B), 8th PlaceWomen’s Collegiate 8+C. Fuston (Wichita State A), 11th Place...

Shocker Rowing dedicates newest shell to SGA

Shanice Davis

January 29, 2014

Student Government Association president Darren Beckham pours the water from previous championship regattas the Shocker Rowing team has attended at the Shell Dedication on Monday in the Heskett Center. The Shocker Rowing team dedicated its fifth shell to SGA for their continued support and financial contributions to their program.

Frostbite Regatta glides by with Shocker Rowing at the bow

Sports Reporter Jesse McCullough

November 4, 2013

With a high of 68 degrees, the 22nd annual Frostbite Regatta didn’t hold up to its name this year. There was a little wind, but it was far from cold.Rowers come from all over Kansas and the surrounding states for this race, ...

Shocker Rowing travels to KU

Sports Reporter Miri Gordon

October 21, 2013

Last week, the University of Kansas hosted the KU Jamboree. This is the first year for the Jamboree, an invitational 3-mile head race hosted by KU and Shocker Rowing. The Shockers saw solid racing from all of the programs at the r...

Shocker Rowing excels at the Head of the Oklahoma

Sports Reporter Miri Gordon

October 7, 2013

Last Saturday, the Shocker Rowing team went to the Head of the Oklahoma in Oklahoma City.“We did pretty well,” said head coach Calvin Cupp. “There was a lot of good competition. There were a lot of Big 12 Schools here: Ka...

Shocker Rowing ready to ‘Go fast’

Sports Reporter Miri Gordon

October 2, 2013

Rowing is defined as the pastime of propelling a boat by the means of oars.Calvin Cupp, head coach of the Wichita State Shocker Rowing team, defines rowing another way: racing — getting from Point ‘A’ to Point ‘B’ faster ...

Expectations for Shocker rowing raised amongst themselves for next season

Sports Reporter

June 5, 2013

The sun glimmered against Lake Lanier. As the team gathered to unload their boats for the final time this year, there was the presence of an impending goodbye. Yet the bus ride home was not a time to reminisce over the season t...

Women’s rowing team paddles its way to SIRA Championship victory

Staff Reporter

May 1, 2013

Most people would never think to go near water outside a hot tub with the cold snaps this spring. The Wichita State rowing team wasn’t been phased. The Women’s Varsity 8+ team won a championship title after taking first pl...