All Texas rowing boats won their heats, qualifying for the grand finals of the Longhorn Invite on Saturday at Lake Walter E. Long.
The competition started a day early due to predicted winds for mid-morning Saturday.
The I Varsity Eight boat won in 6 minutes, 22.540 seconds, topping Indiana by more than six seconds.
The No. 4 Longhorns took another win when the II Varsity Eight boat claimed first place in 6:36.140, beating Indiana by more than nine seconds.
The I Varsity Four boat also took a win in 7:24.990, beating the Southern Cal boat by less than five seconds.
The final varsity boat, the II Varsity Four boat won in 7:24.420, finishing ahead of Indiana by nearly eight seconds.
Texas also won both Novice Eight heats as well.
The grand finals begin at 7:10 a.m. Saturday.
News on Bevo Beat is free and unlimited. Access to the rest of Hookem.com is included with an Austin American-Statesman subscription in addition to Statesman.com and the ePaper edition. Subscribe today at statesman.com/subscribe.