03 May

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No. 4 men’s Texas rowing sweeps No. 6 Ohio State

Just two weeks shy of competing in the Big 12 Championship, the No. 4 University of Texas rowing team picked up a huge victory by sweeping four races against No. 6 Ohio State (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Lansdale

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The No. 4 Texas rowing strengthened its status as one of the nation’s elite teams Friday by sweeping all four races against No. 6 Ohio State in Columbus.

The victory over the Buckeyes, Texas head coach Dave O’Neill said, is an indisputable measuring stick for the Longhorns.

“Winning these four races against Ohio State on their home course is certainly a big accomplishment,” O’Neill said. “We have a ton of respect for their program, and today shows the progress we've made.”

In addition to racing each other, the teams had to contend with