UCLA Women's Rowing Concludes Season at Pac-10 Championships

May 18, 2008

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The UCLA women's rowing team finished seventh overall at the 2008 Pac-10 Championships on Lake Natoma on Sunday afternoon. The Bruins totaled 35 team points out of seven Pac-10 contenders.

UCLA's varsity eight crew rowed to a first-place finish in the Petite Final, posting a time of 6:53.30, finishing ahead of Gonzaga (6:55.70), Western Washington (6:58.20), UC Davis (7:00.60) and Sacramento State (7:10.90).

The Bruins' second varsity eight finished first in the Petite Final, crossing the finish line in 7:03.90. UCLA's second varsity crew finished ahead of Gonzaga (7:09.10), UC Davis (7:14.60), Sacramento State (7:19.20) and Western Washington (7:33.80).

UCLA bested Stanford in the varsity four Petite Final, registering a finish time of 7:58.30. Stanford crossed the finish line in 8:04.70.

The Bruins also claimed a first-place finish in the novice eight Petite Final, finishing ahead of Sacramento State (7:33.80), Stanford (7:40.20) and USC (7:47.80).

In the point standings, California claimed the Pac-10 Championship, totaling 79 points. Stanford finished second with 61 points and Washington State was third with 59 points. Washington (57), Oregon State (51), USC (50) and UCLA (35) rounded out the conference competition.

Sunday's Rowing Lineups

Varsity 8+: Vanessa Teff (stroke), Erin Haggerty, Candace Ferguson, Elise Wilson, Lyn Hancock, Alexandra Howard, Rachel LaBella, Patricia Dudziec (bow), Alaizah Koorji (coxswain)

Second Varsity 8+: Elizabeth Herron (stroke), Lauren Counter, Kaitlin Doering, Megan Lightfoot, Sheerin Salimi, Destinie Slavich, Kristin Fitzmorris, Vanessa Jansen (bow), Gevrina Seferaj (coxswain)

Novice 8+: Carolyn Johnson (stroke), Katrina Darracq, Stephanie Duclett, Shizue Reid, Ariana Moeser, Megan Pratt, Sarah O'Leary, Molly Dallmar (bow), Jacqueline Ellis (coxswain)

Varsity 4+: Brittanee Marksbury (stroke), Danielle Piccinini, Christina Sprouse, Christina King (bow), Brittany Liljeqvist (coxswain)

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Mar 05
vs. San Diego State
Marina del Rey, CA
Saturday, Mar 12
vs. Loyola Marymount
Marina del Rey, CA
Saturday, Mar 26
vs. Pac-12 Challenge
Redwood Shores, CA
No Team Scoring
Saturday, Apr 02
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 - TBA PST
vs. Pac-12 Rowing ...
Gold River, CA
Friday, May 27 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Gold River, CA