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Ohio State selected for 2024 NCAA championship

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Columbus, Ohio – The Ohio State rowing team is set to make its 24th appearance at the NCAA Championships May 31-June 2 after securing an at-large bid Tuesday following a fourth-place finish at the 2024 Big Ten Championships Sunday in Baraboo, Wisconsin.

The Buckeyes are one of four Big Ten teams that will compete in the 2024 NCAA Championships. The Buckeyes, along with Indiana and Rutgers, are three of the 11 at-large selections, while Michigan is the automatic Big Ten qualifier.

The 2024 NCAA event will be held at East Fork/Harsha Lake in Bethel, Ohio. Marietta College and the Cincinnati USA Sports Commission are the hosts.

The Buckeyes are one of 22 teams that will compete in the championship. Each school will field two eight-size boats and one four-size boat for the championship event.

Ohio State’s First Varsity Eight will open in Heat 4 and row from Lane 5 on the opening day of competition on May 31. The Second Varsity Eight will also be in the fourth heat in lane 5 and the First Varsity Eight will start from lane 2. in the first heat of that competition.

BUCKEYES IN THE NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

Ohio State comes to the championship having competed in every NCAA regatta held since 2000 (24 total). The Buckeyes own seven individual boat titles and have finished in the Top-10 as a team a total of 21 times.

The Buckeyes won NCAA national titles in 2013, 2014 and 2015. The team finished second in 2016 and owns one third (2007) and two fourth-place finishes (2001, 2005). Ohio State was ranked 8th in 2022 and 12th in 2023.

The 2024 NCAA Championship will be the fourth for Kate Sweeney as head coach of the Buckeyes.

B1G SUMMARY

The Buckeyes took fourth place at the 2024 Big Ten Championships last weekend at Devil’s Lake in Baraboo, Wisconsin. For more information, click here.

Ohio State’s NCAA appearances

Team (24)
2000, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24

Varsity Eight (24)
2000, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24

2nd Varsity Eight (24)
2000, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24

Varsity Four (25)
1997, 00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24

2024 NCAA Championship Schedule

Friday May 31

  • 09:48 | I Eights Series 1
  • 10am | I Eights Heat 2
  • 10:12 | I Eights Heat 3
  • 10:24 | I Eights Heat 4
  • 22:36 | II Series of Eights 1
  • 10:48 | II Series of Eights 2
  • 11am | II Series of Eights 3
  • 11:12 | II Series of Eights 4
  • 11:24 | Heat of fours 1
  • 11:36 | Heat of four 2
  • 11:48 | Heat on all fours 3
  • 12:00 hours | Heat on all fours 4

Saturday 1 June

  • 08:12 | I Semifinals Eight C/D
  • 8:24 am | I Semifinals Eight C/D
  • 8:36 am | I Semifinals of Eight A/B
  • 08:48 | I Semifinals of Eight A/B
  • 9am | II Semifinals Eight C/D
  • 09:12 | II Semifinals Eight C/D
  • 09:24 | II Semifinals Eight A/B
  • 09:36 | II Semifinals Eight A/B
  • 09:48 | Fours C/D Semifinals
  • 10am | Fours C/D Semifinals
  • 10:12 | Fours A/B Semifinals
  • 10:24 | Fours A/B Semifinals

Sunday June 2

  • 08:12 | Final Fours D (places 19-22)
  • 8:24 am | Final Fours C (places 13-18)
  • 8:36 am | II Final of Eights D (places 19-22)
  • 08:48 | II Final of Eight C (places 13-18)
  • 9am | I Final of Eight D (positions 19-22)
  • 09:12 | I Final of Eight C (positions 13-18)
  • 09:24 | Petite Fours Final (places 7-12)
  • 09:36 | Grand Final Fours (places 1-6)
  • 09:48 | II Petite Final of Eight (places 7-12)
  • 10am | II Grand Final of Eight (places 1-6)
  • 10:12 | I Final of Eight Petite (places 7-12)
  • 10:24 | I Grand Final of Eight (places 1-6)

NCAA bound for 2024

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