Varsity Eights Finish Eighth, Ninth at the Head of the American

Oct. 26, 2002


Rancho Cordova, Calif. - The UCLA women's rowing team opened their 2002-03 schedule today, competing at the Head of the American. Under second-year head coach, Amy Fuller, the varsity eight (19:10) finished the competition eighth out of 21 teams, which included Pac-10 rivals Stanford and California. The UCLA junior varsity eight followed 9-seconds behind to finish ninth overall.

Stanford "A" finished the three-mile course in 17:14 to win the competition. Rounding off the top three were Cal "A" (17:44), and Cal "B", (17:51).

The Bruins were represented by a young varsity lineup, with one senior (Dawn Regan), three sophomores (Jessica Rogers, Monica Grova, and Brooke Jordan), and four true freshmen (Liz Pallas-Jacobs, Lauren May, Anja Wanberg, and Shannon Packer), composing the varsity eight.

In novice competition, the Bruins covered the three-mile course in 19:31 to win the Women's Novice Eight.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Apr 02
vs. San Diego Crew ...
San Diego, CA
No Team Scoring
Saturday, Apr 16
vs. Clemson Invitational
Clemson, SC
No Team Scoring
Saturday, Apr 30
at USC
San Pedro, CA
Sunday, May 15
vs. Pac-12 Rowing ...
Gold River, CA