Emmeline Laurenceís competition at the World Rowing Junior Championships is not over yet.
Laurence, 18, and her crew finished second out of six boats in their repechage (wild-card) race on Friday in quadruple sculls in Racice, Czech Republic. The top three boats in their heat earned a spot in Saturdayís second semifinal.
The crew of Bridget OíCallahan, Laurence, Kathleen Dolan and Delaney Evans cemented their second-place position in the first 500 meters. Canada won the race in a 6 minutes, 41.91 seconds, with the U.S. finishing right behind them in 6:45.53.
Russia finished third in 6:49.30 to earn the other spot in the semifinals. Hungary (6:51.90), Sweden (6:53.01) and Japan (6:54.83) rounded out the lineup.
On Saturday, the U.S. quad will take on Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Great Britain and Lithuania in the dayís second semifinal. The first semifinal will feature New Zealand, Denmark, the Netherlands, the Czech Rep., Canada and Russia.
The top three finishers in each semi will advance to Sunday's "A" final with a chance to win a medal. The remaining six boats will comprise the "B" final, which will settle places 6-12.
The final among the top boats will be on Sunday, the last day of the competition.
A Greenland resident and recent Portsmouth High School graduate, Laurence will continue her rowing career at Yale. She reports to the university later this month.
The day on the water for the Americans was highlighted by single sculler Clark Dean, who won his quarterfinal, while four other crews won their repechages. The womenís four with coxswain, menís four, menís quadruple sculls and menís eight all won their repechages.