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UCLA Women's Rowing Has Strong Finishes at San Diego Crew Classic
Courtesy: UCLA Athletics  
Release:  03/29/2010

March 28, 2010

SAN DIEGO - The UCLA women's rowing program competed in four Grand Final races on the second day of the San Diego Crew Classic, as the Bruins' varsity eight crew finished third.

UCLA's second varsity finished fifth in the Grand Final of the Jackie Ann Stitt Hungness Trophy while the novice eight crossed the finish line second in the Grand Final of the Laurel V. Korholz Perpetual Trophy. The Bruins' open eight registered a first-place finish in the Grand Final of the Carley Copley Cup.

The varsity eight posted a time of 6:41.95, finishing behind first-place Virginia (6:34.20) and second-place USC (6:37.48). UCLA finished ahead of Washington State (6:44.06), Radcliffe (6:53.33) and Grand Valley (6:58.20).

UCLA's second varsity finished fifth with a time of 6:57.07. Virginia's "A" boat crossed the finish line first, USC was second and Washington State finished third. Virginia's "B" boat clocked in fourth, while Radcliffe finished after UCLA.

The Bruins' novice eight posted a time of 7:22.45, behind first-place Washington State (7:17.20). The Bruins finished ahead of Oklahoma, Minnesota, Sacramento State and USC, respectively.

UCLA's open eight entry earned a first-place finish, clocking in at 7:13.20. The Bruins finished ahead of USC (7:19.98), Villanova (7:26.95), UC Irvine alumni (7:45.53), UC Santa Barbara (7:54.19) and San Diego State alumni (8:27.29), respectively.

The Bruins return to action in the SoCal Challenge on April 10.

Sunday's San Diego Crew Classic Results
Varsity Eight
1. Virginia - 6:34.20
2. USC - 6:37.48
3. UCLA - 6:41.95
4. Washington State - 6:44.06
5. Radcliffe - 6:53.33
6. Grand Valley - 6:58.20

Second Varsity Eight
1. Virginia "A" - 6:50.00
2. USC - 6:50.25
3. Washington State - 6:53.00
4. Virginia "B" - 6:54.89
5. UCLA - 6:57.07
6. Radcliffe - 6:59.54

Novice Eight
1. Washington State - 7:17.20
2. UCLA - 7:22.45
3. Oklahoma - 7:27.76
4. Minnesota - 7:28.31
5. Sacramento State - 7:38.97
6. USC - 7:39.40

Open Eight
1. UCLA - 7:13.20
2. USC - 7:19.98
3. Villanova - 7:26.95
4. UC Irvine (alumni) - 7:45.53
5. UC Santa Barbara - 7:54.19
6. San Diego State (alumni) - 8:27.29

UCLA's Racing Lineups

Varsity Eight - (stroke) Lauren Counter, (7) Rachel LaBella, (6) Alexandra Bolt, (5) Lynn Hancock, (4) Britta Syverson, (3) Hillary Caldwell, (2) Kristin Fitzmorris, (bow) Anastasia Alexander, (coxswain) Alaizah Koorji.

Second Varsity Eight - (stroke) Taylor Vella, (7) Caroline Curson, (6) Anna Musky-Goldwyn, (5) Alexa Farafontoff, (4) Kaitlin Doering, (3) Erica Lockard, (2) Kirstin Snook, (bow) Christina Sprouse, (coxswain) Ariel Handler.


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