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UCLA Rowing to Kick Off Spring Season Against Loyola Marymount
Courtesy: UCLA Athletics  
Release:  03/07/2007

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

Varsity 8+: Vanessa Teff (stroke), Patricia Dudziec, Lynn Hancock, Hayley Robinson, Elizabeth Lee, Alexandra Howard, Destinie Slavich, Jessica Fritz, Kirsten Potenza (coxswain)

Second Varsity 8+: Emily Wachtel (stroke), Vanessa Jansen, Elizabeth Herron, Erin Rice, Brittany Merchant, Candace Ferguson, Renee Cornwell, Alexis Kalionzes, Megan McQuown (coxswain)

Varsity 4+ A: Christina King (stroke), Anne Schier, Maida Habibovic, Victoria Kaso, Brittany Liljeqvist (coxswain)

Varsity 4+ B: Bree Hemingway (stroke), Jennifer Weber, Megan Lightfoot, Larisa Pender-Healy, Emily Wachtel (coxswain)

Novice 8+ A: Kaitlin Doering (stroke), Lauren Counter, Alexandra Lauren, Jessica Buzawa, Danielle Piccinini, Lillian Sakkis, Ashley Guzik, Samantha Melzer, Marissa Linden (coxswain)

Novice 8+ B: Briana Hernandez (stroke), Charlotte Burke, Caitlyn Czisny, Christina Sprouse, Whitney Standefer, Lynette Thompson, Kellie Koscher, Jennica Janssen, Gevrina Seferaj (coxswain)

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