Bruins Race Past San Diego For Second Straight Dual Meet Victory

March 10, 2012

Video Recap

Marina Del Rey, Calif. - The UCLA women's rowing team continued its great start to the 2012 season as they earned victories over San Diego on Saturday morning. The Bruins earned first-place finishes in each of the six women's races.

UCLA's second varsity four kicked off the meet by scoring a victory over both of San Diego's second varsity four crews. The Bruins came in at 7:38.90, which bested San Diego's times of 7:46.10 and 8:15.30. The two teams then squared off in a race with their second novice four squads and UCLA once again came out on top with a time of 7:52.30, beating San Diego's time of 8:06.36.

The Bruins raced a novice eight boat against two novice eight crews from San Diego and were victorious once again, recording a time of 6:54.70 to beat the Toreros' times of 7:08.80 and 7:37.10. The varsity fours then faced each other as UCLA again defeated the Toreros with a time of 7:14.14 to San Diego's 7:35.13.

The two schools finished up the dual meet by racing their second varsity eight and varsity eight crews against each other. UCLA's second varsity recorded the fastest time of the day as they finished the race with a time of 6:40.10. The Toreros came in with a time of 7:07.90 in the second varsity race. The Bruins' varsity eight then capped off the meet with another victory over San Diego as they posted a time of 6:50.31 to San Diego's 7:05.79.

The Bruins will take a couple of weeks off before resuming their spring season on Sat., Mar. 31 and Sun., Apr. 1 at the San Diego Crew Classic in San Diego, Calif.

UCLA vs. San Diego (Saturday, March 10, 2012)

Second Varsity 4+ (9:40 a.m.)
1. UCLA 2V4+ - 7:38.90
2. USD 2V4+ 'A' - 7:46.10
3. USD 2V4+ 'B' - 8:15.30

Second Novice 4+ (9:55 a.m.)
1. UCLA 2N4+ - 7:52.30
2. USD 2N4+ - 8:06.36

Novice 8+ (10:10 a.m.)
1. UCLA N8+ - 6:54.70
2. USD N8+ 'A' - 7:08.80
3. USD N8+ 'B' - 7:37.10

Varsity 4+ (10:25 a.m.)
1. UCLA V4+ - 7:14.14
2. USD V4+ - 7:35.13

Second Varsity 8+ (10:40 a.m.)
1. UCLA 2V8+ - 6:40.10
2. USD 2V8+ - 7:07.90

Varsity 8+ (10:55 a.m.)
1. UCLA V8+ - 6:50.31
2. USD V8+ - 7:05.79

Saturday's Racing Lineups (UCLA)

Second Varsity 4+: (Stroke) Emily McLaughlin, (3) Audrey Calandra, (2) Taylor Veit, (1) Jamie Swan, (Coxswain) Justine Brennan

Second Novice 4+: (Stroke) Christina Nelson, (3) Katie Bassak, (2) Morgan Small, (1) Kristy Kayatta, (Coxswain) Chloe Kojima

Novice 8+: (Stroke) Olivia Taylor, (7) Christine Bragg, (6) Kate Miller, (5) Sarah Dierksen, (4) Deanna Bembry, (3) Victoria Vander Poel, (2) Vanessa Woodward, (1) Emma Murray, (Coxswain) Katie Shurtleff

Varsity 4+: (Stroke) Alexis McPhee, (3) Tamar Schaap, (2) Victoria Babson, (1) Erica Lockard, (Coxswain) Eugenia Lin

Second Varsity 8+: (Stroke) Carolina Paini, (7) Natalie Pettee, (6) Allison Doran, (5) Alexa Farafontoff, (4) Alex Caniglia, (3) Cathy Stolitzka, (2) Nicole Sung-Jereczek, (1) Deanna Wong, (Coxswain) Ariel Handler

Varsity 8+: (Stroke) Britta Syverson, (7) Kat Lauer, (6) Jessica McGuire, (5) Hillary Caldwell, (4) Mariko Snyder, (3) Erin Wenzel, (2) Kirstin Snook, (1) Anastasia Alexander, (Coxswain) Mia Hamano

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
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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