UCLA Competes in Pacific Coast/Pac-10 Rowing Championships

May 13, 2002

Los Angeles - The UCLA women's rowing team heads north this weekend to compete at the Pacific Coast Rowing Championships and the Pac-10 Championships in Rancho Cordova, Calif. The Bruins face a powerful Pac-10 field with six NCAA Division I Varsity Eights ranked in the Top 20 of the US Rowing Collegiate Coaching Poll: Washington (1), California (7), USC (9), Stanford (12), Oregon State (16), and Washington State (17). Live stats for both regattas will be posted by JAMCO.

On Saturday, May 18, UCLA competes at the Pacific Coast Rowing Championships. The Bruins have entered two crews in the day's events, the Novice Four and the Varsity Four. The Bruin Novices will compete at 8:30 a.m. in Heat 1 of the Women's Collegiate N4+, with the top three finishers in the heat advancing to the finals at 2:00 p.m. The Bruin Varsity will compete at 3:40 p.m. in the Women's Open Four Final.

On Sunday, May 19, UCLA competes at the Pac-10 Rowing Championships amongst a field of 20 teams. The Bruins return in their first year as a scholarship sport since the program was dropped at the end of the 1991 season. UCLA holds two Pac-10 team championships (1990, 1991) and five event titles since the program began in 1974.

The Bruins will race four crews in Sunday events, which are scheduled to take place all day. UCLA will begin competition at 8:50 a.m. with Heat 2 of the Women's Varsity Four. The Bruin Novices follow at 9:20 a.m. in Heat 1 of the Women's Novice Eight, and the UCLA JV8 compete at 9:40 a.m. in Heat 1 of the Women's Second Varsity Eight. The Bruin Varsity is scheduled to compete at 10:50 a.m. in Heat 2 of the Women's Varsity Eight. Finals are scheduled for the early afternoon beginning at 12:40 p.m.

Quick Facts
Pacific Coast Rowing Championships
May 18, 2002
Rancho Cordova, Calif.

8:30 a.m. - Heat 1, Women's Collegiate Novice Four
3:40 p.m. - Women's Open Four Final

Pac-10 Championships
May 19, 2002
Rancho Cordova, Calif.

8:50 a.m. - Heat 2, Women's Varsity Four
9:20 a.m. - Heat 1, Women's Novice Eight
9:40 a.m. - Heat 1, Women's JV Eight
10:50 a.m. - Heat 2, Women's Varsity Eight

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