March 9, 2004
Los Angeles - The UCLA women's rowing team competes in a Class Race Exhibition this Saturday, Mar. 13, at the UCLA Boathouse, to start off the 2004 season. The first race is scheduled for 9:30 a.m.
The intra-squad meet marks the start of a new annual tradition at UCLA. The event is also Parent/Alumni Day, and parents and alumni will be given the opportunity to take out a boat. The Bruins will have boat christenings following the conclusion of the races.
The Bruins will race four boats on Saturday: a Junior eight, a Sophomore/Senior eight, and two Freshmen eights. Here are the projected lineups:
Freshman #2: Anna Lindel (stroke), Heather Torneo, Christina Briggs, Jessica Holt, Leanne Shapard, Hailey Hartong, Alexis Kalionzes, Jean Geddes, Margaret Hoffecker (cox heat), Lauren Lorman (cox final).
UCLA Class Race Exhibition
Ballona Creek - Marina del Rey
Saturday, March 13, 2004
Schedule of Events
9:30 a.m. - Women's Intra-squad Heat #1 (Juniors vs. Freshman #2)
9:40 a.m. - Women's Intra-squad Heat # 2 (Soph/Sen vs. Freshman #1)
10:30 a.m. - Women's Intra-squad Petite Final
10:40 a.m. - Women's Intra-squad Grand Final
11:00 a.m. - Boat Christenings
11:30 a.m. - Lunch
Directions to the UCLA Boathouse
UCLA Marina del Rey Aquatic Center
14001 Fiji Way
Marina del Rey, CA
Take the 405 South (San Diego Freeway).
Take the 90 West (Marina del Rey Freeway).
Follow the 90 all the way to its end (which is a surface street).
Make a LEFT on "Mindanao."
Make a LEFT on "Lincoln Blvd."
Make a RIGHT on "Fiji Way" (the Aquatic Center is located at the end of Fiji Way, behind the Villa Venetia Apartment Complex).
Free Parking at Dock 52 (15 minutes walk from the Aquatic Center). Parking also available at the Fisherman's Village (5 minutes walk from the Aquatic Center).