May 12 & 13, 2011 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Caitlin Bowerman '13 (stroke) and Katie Puttmann '11 (bow) raced in the women's pair without coxswain. The women qualified for the semi-finals in the fastest heat and the sixth fastest time overall -- even while finishing 3rd in their heat.
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Racing in the Friday Heats - Great Photo!
Heat Finish Line
Caitlin, Anna & Katie
posing after qualifying on Friday
Vesper Boat Club
Coach Bob Gannon inside Vesper Boat Club
Katie Puttmann, Matt Moss, Anna Czekaj & Caitlin Bowerman
driving to Philly
The Lucky Bow Number
Caitlin and Patty checking the boat
Katie releasing some pre-race stress
Bob checking the boat
The two oars that endured it all. The lucky Rathburn and Krofcheck!
View from the trailer
Coaches putting the final touches on the boat
The pre-race picture
Love this picture!
jumping to tame the excitement
Katie and Caitlin about to launch
And off they go!
The pair coming down!
Lane four... follow the next few photos to track their progress during the race
They are the white boat on the left
Making their move on lane 6
In forth place but pulling ahead to third that's in lane 6
Final HARD TEN
THEY MADE IT!
The pair relaxing at the finish
Rowing back to the dock
Singing "You are my sunshine"
Walking back to the trailer
Caitlin holding the boat
The pair with the towels Anna got them
Showing off the merchandise
Heat race was a close call!
Bob and his inner child
Doug also came to watch!
Matt was quite the cheerleader
Team getting ready for the second race
The famous boat
Ruth and Monica joined us too!
Showing off the Case Crew swagg
The best cheerleaders take one
figuring out the game plan for semi-finals
Semi-finals pre-race photo
Anna and Ciatlin. Two peas in a pod.
headed toward the launching dock
Doug carrying the oars
Caitlin holding up the boat
I wasn't able to take pictures of the pair racing in the semi finals because I was too busy cheering... Pair after the race!
Pair waiting to see the results of who made it to the finals
Katie after she found out they won by 0.2 seconds!
Anna and Matt got in the the sponsorship tents
Thank you Coca-Cola for being a new sponsor!
the view from the VIP section
Mama Duck and her ducklings trying to cross the race lanes
The crowd before the pairs race
standing in the rain waiting for the pair to race down
They're in sight!
Case CWRU Lane 6
Rowing past all the weather conditions
Finished 6th out of 28 boats!!!
Katie and Bob trying to see if Katie can make her flight back for gradutation
Did Katie make it to graduation?? She did!