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UCLA Women's Rowing Competes in Four Races at San Diego Crew Classic
Courtesy: UCLA Athletics  
Release:  03/27/2010

March 27, 2010

SAN DIEGO - The UCLA women's rowing program competed in four races on the first day of the San Diego Crew Classic and finished first in the novice eight and open eight competitions.

The Bruins' varsity eight finished in third place in UCLA's first race of the day. The Bruins finished behind Virginia (6:39.00) and Washington State (6:44.00), posting a time of 6:44.97. UCLA raced ahead of Villanova (7:17.22).

UCLA's second varsity eight crew earned a second-place finish, clocking in at 7:07.23. The Bruins second varsity finished behind Virginia, which posted a time of 7:02.80. Rounding out the five-team heat was Southern Methodist (7:22.89), San Diego (7:23.81) and Oklahoma (7:26.55).

The Bruins' novice eight posted a first-place time of 7:32.70, finishing more than 18 seconds ahead of second-place competitor Sacramento State (7:50.90).

UCLA's open eight entry finished first, crossing the finish line at 7:25.10, ahead of second-place finisher Villanova (7:34.91) and Trinity University (7:42.48).

The Bruins' continue competition at the annual San Diego Crew Classic on Sunday, March 28.

Saturday's Racing Results
Varsity Eight
1. Virginia - 6:39.00
2. Washington State - 6:44.00
3. UCLA - 6:44.97
4. Villanova - 7:17.22

Second Varsity Eight
1. Virginia - 7:02.80
2. UCLA - 7:07.23
3. Southern Methodist - 7:22.89
4. San Diego - 7:23.81
5. Oklahoma - 7:26.55

Novice Eight
1. UCLA - 7:32.70
2. Sacramento State - 7:50.98
3. San Diego State - 7:57.30
4. Orange Coast College - 8:07.23
5. UC San Diego - 8:14.73
6. UC Irvine - 8:27.07

Open Eight
1. UCLA - 7:25.10
2. Villanova - 7:34.91
3. Trinity [CT] - 7:42.48
4. Lincoln Park - 7:51.63
5. St. Mary's - 7:57.75
6. Bair Island - 8:15.73

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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