UCLA Rowing Travels North for Stanford Invitational

April 17, 2008

LOS ANGELES - UCLA's women's rowing team returns to action in the Stanford Invitational this weekend, April 19-20, in Redwood Shores, Calif. The Bruins will enter two varsity eight boats, one varsity four crew, one novice eight crew and one novice four boat.

In the latest collegiate poll, Stanford's varsity 8+ has been ranked No. 10 and UCLA has earned a No. 16 ranking (as released by USRowing's Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association).

Saturday morning, the Bruins open competition against the University of Victoria in the varsity 8+ race. UCLA will row against Saint Mary's in the second varsity 8+ competition and will race its varsity 4+ crew against the University of Victoria. The Bruins' morning events will conclude with the novice 8+ race against Pac-10 Conference foe Washington State.

That afternoon, UCLA's varsity 8+ crews and varsity 4+ boat will row against Stanford. The Bruins' final Saturday race features the novice 8+ crew competing against Central Florida.

Sunday's events include morning races against Central Florida and Stanford. The Bruins' varsity eights and varsity 4+ crew will race against Central Florida, while the novice 4+ boat will compete against Stanford.

Stanford Invitational (UCLA's races)

Saturday, April 19
9:16 a.m. - Varsity 8+ (vs. University of Victoria)
9:56 a.m. - Second Varsity 8+ (vs. Saint Mary's)
10:36 a.m. - Varsity 4+ (vs. University of Victoria)
11:00 a.m. - Novice 8+ (vs. Washington State)
3:08 p.m. - Second Varsity 8+ (vs. Stanford)
3:32 p.m. - Varsity 8+ (vs. Stanford)
3:56 p.m. - Varsity 4+ (vs. Stanford)
4:20 p.m. - Novice 8+ (vs. Central Florida)

Sunday, April 20
9:16 a.m. - Varsity 8+ (vs. Central Florida)
9:56 a.m. - Second Varsity 8+ (vs. Central Florida)
10:36 a.m. - Varsity 4+ (vs. Central Florida)
11:00 a.m. - Novice 4+ (vs. Stanford)

Varsity 8+: Patricia Dudziec (stroke), Vanessa Teff, Elise Wilson, Lynn Hancock, Alexandra Howard, Candace Ferguson, Erin Haggerty, Vanessa Jansen (bow), Alaizah Koorji (coxswain)

Second Varsity 8+: Elizabeth Herron (stroke), Lauren Counter, Kaitlin Doering, Destinie Slavich, Sheerin Salimi, Megan Lightfoot, Kristin Fitzmorris, Rachel LaBella (bow), Gevrina Seferaj (coxswain)

Varsity 4+: Brittanee Marksbury (stroke), Stephanie Duclett, Christina Sprouse, Christina King (bow), Brittany Liljeqvist (coxswain)

Novice 8+: Carolyn Johnson (stroke), Katrina Darracq, Ariana Moeser, Antonia Hubbard, Megan Pratt, Shizue Reid, Sarah O'Leary, Molly Dallmar (bow), Jacqueline Ellis (coxswain)

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Mar 05
vs. San Diego State
Marina del Rey, CA
Saturday, Mar 12
vs. Loyola Marymount
Marina del Rey, CA
Saturday, Mar 26
vs. Pac-12 Challenge
Redwood Shores, CA
No Team Scoring
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