June 30, 2010

Klein, Kerrigan Earn U23 National Team Berth, Silver at USRowing National Championships

Christian Klein and Michael Kerrigan represented the USRowing Training Center - OKC at two events this past weekend in West Windsor, NJ.

On Friday, competing in the Lightweight Men's Pair event at the U23 World Championship Trials, Klein and Kerrigan finished first in a time of 6:48.3, ahead of teammates Tyler Nase and Michael Nucci. With the win, Klein and Kerrigan will represent the United States at the U23 World Rowing Championships in Brest, Belarus July 22-25, 2010.

Less than 24 hours later, Klein and Kerrigan raced in the A Final of the Lightweight Men's Pair at the USRowing National Championships. The duo earned a silver medal, finishing 1 second (6:46.8) behind Riverside Boat Club's Matt Muffelman and Greg McKallagat (6:45.4).

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