UCLA's Open Eight Finishes First at San Diego Crew Classic

April 6, 2008

SAN DIEGO - The UCLA women's rowing team raced to one first-place finish on Sunday, as the Bruins' open eight finished ahead of USC, Drexel, Santa Clara and UC Irvine. The Bruins' varsity boats finished fifth and sixth, respectively, in the Grand Final of each event.

UCLA's varsity boat raced to a fifth-place finish, crossing the finish line 0.11 seconds behind fourth-place Stanford. Washington, USC and Washington State rounded out the top three.

The Bruins' second varsity crew finished sixth in the Grand Final event. Washington cruised to a first-place finish, posting a time of 6:36.50. UCLA clocked in at 6:47.78, finishing 2.56 seconds after fifth-place Stanford.

The first-place open eight crew registered a time of 7:07.77, finishing more than four seconds ahead of crosstown rival USC. The Trojans crossed the finish line at 7:12.10, while Drexel posted a time of 7:18.41.

UCLA returns to action at the Stanford Invite in two weeks (April 19-20).

Sunday, April 6 - Results

Varsity 8+ Grand Final (Jessop-Whittier Cup)
1. Washington - 6:22.90
2. USC - 6:23.80
3. Washington State - 6:26.10
4. Stanford - 6:29.27
5. UCLA - 6:29.38
6. Wisconsin - 6:32.24

Second Varsity 8+ Grand Final (Jackie Ann Stitt Hungness Trophy)
1. Washington - 6:36.50
2. USC - 6:41.78
3. Washington State - 6:41.97
4. Clemson - 6:42.75
5. Stanford - 6:45.22
6. UCLA - 6:47.78

Open 8+ (Carley Copley Cup)
1. UCLA - 7:07.77
2. USC - 7:12.10
3. Drexel - 7:18.41
4. Santa Clara - 7:30.50
5. UC Irvine - 7:40.22
6. UC Irvine - 7:45.77


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Mar 05
vs. San Diego State
Marina del Rey, CA
1st/2
Saturday, Mar 12
vs. Loyola Marymount
Marina del Rey, CA
1st/2
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
2nd/2
Sunday, May 15 - TBA PST
vs. Pac-12 Rowing ...
Gold River, CA
Friday, May 27 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Gold River, CA
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS