In Friday morning racing, six boats advanced to the final out of two semifinals in the men's double sculls and six from the men's pair advanced, with the remaining boats moving to the B final.
Advancing in first place to the final from of the second semifinal was USRowing Training Center's crew of Will Miller and Scott Gault that finished in 6:24.927. Craftsbury Sculling Center's Tom Graves and Peter Graves finished second in 6:25.339, and advancing third in 6:26.945 was GMS Rowing Center's Brian de Regt and Jonathan Winter. Oklahoma City residents, Martin Etem and Pat Close, placed fifth in 6:33.551 moving them directly to the B Final.
In the first semifinal of the men's pair, USRowing Training Center teammates Brett Newlin, and Jake Cornelius finished first in 6:34.980, with Silas Stafford and Sam Stitt behind them in 6:37.995. Finishing third was the USRowing Training Center - Oklahoma City crew of Ryan Monaghan, and Deaglan McEachern who crossed in 6:39.631 earning them a spot in the A Final.
Advancing out of the second semifinal was the USRowing Training Center team of Dan Walsh ('08 Olympic Bronze medalist) and Charlie Cole, who clocked a 6:32.500, followed by Oklahoma City's duo of Tom Peszek and Justin Stangel in 6:33.798. OKC residents Ross and Grant James finished in fifth position in 6:41.347 sending them to the B Final.
In the C Final of the Men's pair, Oklahoma City's Max Goff and Aaron Marcovy placed third in a time of 6:41.656.