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UCLA's Varsity Eight Boasts Finish Second at San Diego Crew Classic
Courtesy: UCLA Athletics  
Release:  04/05/2008

April 5, 2008

SAN DIEGO - The No. 13-ranked UCLA women's rowing team raced to one first-place finish and two second-place finishes Saturday morning on day one of the 2008 San Diego Crew Classic. UCLA's two varsity boats finished second, behind Stanford and Washington, respectively. The Bruins' open eight crew raced to a first-place finish.

UCLA's varsity 8+ boat finished just 0.72 seconds behind Stanford in the Bruins' heat on Saturday. The Bruins posted a time of 6:31.95, as Stanford registered a time of 6:30.67. The second varsity 8+ crew crossed the finish line 10.10 seconds behind first-place Washington.

The Bruins' open 8+ boat finished ahead of competitors Drexel, Saint Mary's and UC Santa Barbara. UCLA posted a time of 7:21.80, racing ahead of second-place Drexel by 8.43 seconds. UCLA's novice 8+ crew finished fifth out of six boats.

UCLA's women's rowing team returns to action for day two of the San Diego Crew Classic on Sunday morning.

Saturday, April 5 - Results

Varsity 8
1. Stanford - 6:30.67
2. UCLA - 6:31.95
3. Wisconsin - 6:33.01
4. Louisville - 6:39.24

Second Varsity 8+
1. Washington - 6:39.30
2. UCLA - 6:49.42
3. Stanford - 6:50.65
4. St. Joseph's - 7:05.15
5. Purdue - 7:07.18
6. San Diego State - 7:14.37
7. Loyola - 7:19.93

Novice 8+
1. Washington - 7:04.60
2. San Diego State - 7:06.85
3. Clemson - 7:10.69
4. St. Joseph's - 7:14.47
5. UCLA - 7:22.38
6. Sacramento State - 7:29.82

Open 8+
1. UCLA - 7:21.80
2. Drexel - 7:30.23
3. Saint Mary's - 7:41.36
4. UC Santa Barbara - 8:28.33


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