No. 13 UCLA Rowing Edged by No. 2 Virginia at Pac-10 Challenge

March 30, 2008

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. - The No. 13-ranked UCLA women's rowing team finished behind No. 2-ranked Virginia in both varsity eight races on Sunday, March 30, the final day of the 2008 Pac-10 Challenge.

UCLA's varsity 8+ boat finished 17.31 seconds behind Virginia in the team's first race of the morning. Virginia crossed the finish line at 6:49.33 and UCLA posted a time of 7:06.64. The Bruins' second varsity 8+ crew trailed the Cavaliers by 1.80 seconds later in the morning. Virginia finished the race in 6:46.75, while UCLA registered a time of 6:48.55.

The previous day, both of UCLA's varsity four crews raced to first-place finishes. In the morning, the Bruins' V4+ edged Ohio State by 1.16 seconds. That afternoon, the V4+ crossed the finish line more than 13 seconds ahead of Notre Dame.

UCLA's rowing team returns to action on Saturday, April 5 and Sunday, April 6 at the San Diego Crew Classic in Mission Bay, Calif.

Sunday, March 30 - Results

Varsity 8
1. Virginia - 6:49.33
2. UCLA - 7:06.64

Second Varsity 8+
1. Virginia - 6:46.75
2. UCLA - 6:48.55

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 - 8:40 AM PST
at USC
San Pedro, CA
Sunday, May 15 - TBA PST
vs. Pac-12 Rowing ...
Gold River, CA
Friday, May 27 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Gold River, CA