UCLA Rowing Heads to San Diego for Annual San Diego Crew Classic

March 29, 2012

2012 San Diego Crew Classic Schedule | 2012 Media Guide

Los Angeles, Calif. - The UCLA women's rowing team will travel down to San Diego this weekend to participate in the annual San Diego Crew Classic on Saturday, Mar. 31 and Sunday, Apr. 1. The Bruins will race five boats in preliminary heats on Saturday before competing in final races on Sunday.

The Bruins' varsity eight heat on Saturday will include Pac-12 foes USC and Washington State, as well as Virgina, Texas and Alabama. The race will begin at 9 am. UCLA's varsity four will then race at 9:10 am against Virginia, Clemson, USC, Oklahoma, British Columbia and San Diego State.

UCLA's second varsity eight will compete at 10:30 am in a heat against California, Washington State, Iowa, Oklahoma, Alabama and Sacramento State. Then the Bruins' novice eight will take to the water at 11:40 am to take on USC, San Diego State, Minnesota, California, Clemson and Texas.

The Bruins will wrap up their day by racing an open eight crew at 1:50 pm against the Royal Air Force Rowing Club, UC San Diego, UC Irvine, BMA Boat Club, San Diego and British Columbia.

Sunday's heats and lineups will be determined from Saturday's results. Fans at home can get live results from the competition via twitter at twitter.com/crewclassic.

UCLA's Projected Lineups at San Diego Crew Classic

Varsity 8+: (Stroke) Britta Syverson, (7) Anastasia Alexander, (6) Kirstin Snook, (5) Kat Lauer, (4) Mariko Snyder, (3) Hillary Caldwell, (2) Nicole Sung-Jereczek, (1) Erin Wenzel, (Coxswain) Mia Hamano

Second Varsity 8+: (Stroke) Carolina Paini, (7) Natalie Pettee, (6) Jessica McGuire, (5) Alexa Farafontoff, (4) Allison Doran, (3) Cathy Stolitzka, (2) Alex Caniglia, (1) Deanna Wong, (Coxswain) Ariel Handler

Varsity 4+: (Stroke) Alexis McPhee, (3) Tamar Schaap, (2) Victoria Babson, (1) Erica Lockard, (Coxswain) Chloe Kojima

Novice 8+: (Stroke) Olivia Taylor, (7) Christine Bragg, (6) Kendal Mitchell, (5) Katie Bassak, (4) Kate Miller, (3) Victoria Vander Poel, (2) Vanessa Woodward, (1) Emma Murray, (Coxswain) Katie Shurtleff

Open 8+: (Stroke) Samantha Upton, (7) Emily McLaughlin, (6) Christina Nelson, (5) Sarah Dierksen, (4) Deanna Bembry, (3) Taylor Veit, (2) Jamie Swan, (1) Kristy Kayatta, (Coxswain) Justine Brennan

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
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
vs. Pac-12 Rowing ...
Gold River, CA