March 31, 2011
LOS ANGELES - The UCLA women's rowing program competes at the annual San Diego Crew Classic this weekend, racing five crews on Saturday and Sunday morning. The Bruins will race preliminary heats on Saturday before competing in final races on Sunday.
The Bruins' varsity eight heat on Saturday will include California, USC, Washington State, San Diego and Iowa and will begin at 8:50 a.m. UCLA's varsity four will race at 9:10 a.m. against Stanford, San Diego, Oklahoma, USC and Tulsa.
UCLA's second varsity eight will race at 10:50 a.m. in a heat against Washington, Oregon State, Alabama, San Diego State, Kansas State and Southern Methodist. The Bruins' novice eight will take to the water at 11:40 a.m., facing Oklahoma, San Diego State, Alabama, Saint Mary's, UC San Diego and Arizona State.
The Bruins will also race an open eight crew at 1:50 p.m., in a heat that includes the Mission Bay Rowing Association (MBRA), UC San Diego and the Santa Clara Alumni.
Sunday's heats and lineups will be determined from Saturday's results.
UCLA's Projected Lineups at San Diego Crew Classic
Varsity 8+: (stroke) Rachel LaBella, (7) Britta Syverson, (6) Katherine Hruska, (5) Kat Lauer, (4) Mariko Snyder, (3) Tanya Smith, (2) Nicole Sung-Jereczek, (bow) Hillary Caldwell, (coxswain) Alaizah Koorji
Second Varsity 8+: (stroke) Jessica McGuire, (7) Alexa Farafontoff, (6) Caroline Curson, (5) Emily McLaughlin, (4) Carolina Paini, (3) Erica Lockard, (2) Kirstin Snook, (bow) Deanna Wong, (coxswain) Mia Hamano
Novice 8+: (stroke) Victoria Babson, (7) Olivia Smith, (6) Chelcey Romeril, (5) Natalie Pettee, (4) Jamie Swan, (3) Taylor Veit, (2) Samantha Upton, (bow) Sandra Atuegbu, (coxswain) Alexandra Scullion
Open 8+: (stroke) Meguire Broersma, (7) Anoush Khojikian, (6) Chelsea Wolfe, (5) Azita Sayadi, (4) Christa Czer, (3) Merethe Hansen, (2) Kelsey Wyatt-Mair, (bow) Jennifer Monacelli, (stroke) Lauren Leibovitch