March 7, 2007
Los Angeles - The UCLA women's rowing team opens its 2007 spring season versus Loyola Marymount on Saturday, March 10 in Marina del Rey, Calif. The Bruins will enter two varsity eight boats, two varsity four boats and two novice crews against the Lions.
Saturday's season-opening race will take place at Ballona Creek - the facility in Marina del Rey, Calif., serves as a home venue for both UCLA's and Loyola Marymount's rowing programs. UCLA's first race this Saturday will begin at 8:45 a.m (women's novice 8+). The women's varsity 8+ race will take place at 10 a.m.
Last season, each of UCLA's three boats defeated Loyola Marymount on March 11, 2006. The Bruins' varsity eight posted a time of 6 minutes, 43.80 seconds, finishing 8.5 seconds ahead of the Lions (6:52.30). UCLA's second varsity eight finished in 6:42.70, more than 30 seconds ahead of Loyola Marymount (7:16.20). The Bruins' novice eight posted a time of 7:02.00, finishing 12.40 seconds before the Lions' boat (7:14.40).
UCLA's Probable Racing Lineups