Two Quad-Cities Teenagers Competing for U.S. in World Rowing Junior Championships

Incoming University of Minnesota rower Ella Saunders has been named to the U.S. Under 19 National Team, for the 2021 World Rowing Junior Championships this week (Aug. 11-15) in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. A native of North Liberty, Iowa (north of Iowa City), Saunders will compete in the women’s double sculls for the United States, according to the University of Minnesota. As a three-year member of the Y Quad Cities junior rowing team, Saunders is coming off a national title with the program’s girls quadruple sculls at the 2021 USRowing Youth National Regatta and two national titles at the 2021... Read More