April 9, 2002
Los Angeles - The UCLA women's rowing team hosts Loyola Marymount on Saturday, April 13, in Ballona Creek, adjacent to the UCLA Marina del Rey Aquatic Center. This is the Bruins' final home dual of the season. The meet, featuring three races (the Varsity 8, the Novice 8, and the Varsity 4), is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m.
The Bruins entered three crews at the 29th Annual San Diego Crew Classic, held on Saturday and Sunday, April 6 and 7. The Junior Varsity 8 ended competition on Saturday, finishing fourth in the Women's Junior Varsity 3RD Level Final, while the UCLA Varsity 8 and Novice 8 crews went on to qualify for Sunday's competitions. The Bruin Varsity 8 completed their weekend with a third place finish in the Women's Cal Cup 3RD Level Final. The Bruin Novice 8, qualifying for the Women's Collegiate Novice Grand Final for the first time in ten years, finished sixth.
Last week, Loyola also traveled to San Diego for the Crew Classic. Entering two crews into the weekend's competition, the LMU Varsity 8 won the Women's Cal Cup Petite Final, while their Novice 8 finished sixth in the Women's Collegiate Novice 3RD Level Final.
UCLA vs. Loyola Marymount
9:00 a.m. at Ballona Creek (adjacent to the Marina del Rey Aquatic Center)
Directions to the UCLA Marina del Rey Aquatic Center:
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).
Parking will be available at the Fisherman's Village (5 minutes walk from the Aquatic Center).