Indiana University has learned that Karlijn Keijzer, a doctoral student in the chemistry department in the IU College of Arts and Sciences, was among the passengers on Malaysia Air Flight 17, which crashed Thursday, July 17, leaving no survivors. Keijzer, 25, was a member of the women’s rowing team during the 2011 season.
The No. 1 Ohio State rowing team won its second consecutive NCAA Championship on Sunday morning at Eagle Creek Park, totaling 126 points after claiming individual national titles in the first and second varsity eights and a seventh-place overall finish in the first varsity four.
The Big Ten Conference office announced on Wednesday the rowing individual award winners, as chosen by the conference coaches. Ohio State’s Catherine Shields was named Big Ten Athlete of the Year, while Indiana’s Alice Wright was tabbed Freshman of the Year. Buckeye head coach Andy Teitelbaum earned Coach of the Year honors.
Ohio State won its fifth Big Ten title at the 2014 Big Ten Rowing Championships at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis. The crown marked the second consecutive for the Buckeyes and third in the last four years.
The No. 1 Ohio State rowing team made program history Sunday morning at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, claiming its first national team title after earning first-place finishes in the first varsity four and second varsity eight and a third-place finish in the first varsity eight. The Buckeyes are the first Big Ten team to win a national team title in rowing.