UCLA Rowing to Host San Diego State on Saturday Morning

March 13, 2008

LOS ANGELES - The UCLA women's rowing team faces San Diego State at Ballona Creek in Marina del Rey, Calif., on Saturday, March 13. The Bruins will race one novice eight, two varsity four and two varsity eight crews in their second regatta of the spring season.

Saturday's racing action begins with the novice 8+ race at 8 a.m. The varsity 4+ race gets underway at 8:15 a.m., followed by the second varsity 8+ competition at 8:30 a.m. The morning's events conclude with the varsity 8+ race at 8:45 a.m.

Last Saturday, the Bruins opened the season racing past Loyola Marymount in each of three races (varsity 8+, second varsity 8+, third varsity 8+). UCLA's varsity eight crew bested the Lions by more than 18 seconds.

This weekend's regatta marks UCLA's final home event of the 2008 season. UCLA continues its spring schedule this month, competing at the Windermere Stanford the weekend of March 29-30.

UCLA's Probable Racing Lineups

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

Second Varsity 8+: Elizabeth Herron (stroke), Lauren Counter, Kristin Fitzmorris, Vanessa Jansen, Sheerin Salimi, Christina Sprouse, Alexandra Lauren, Rachel LaBella (bow), Gevrina Seferaj (coxswain)

Varsity 4+ `A': Kaitlin Doering, Megan Lightfoot, Ashley Guzik, Christina King (bow), Brittany Liljeqvist (coxswain)

Varsity 4+ `B': Danielle Piccinini, Carolyn Johnson, Antonia Hubbard, Jessica Cherry (bow), Megan Petitti (coxswain)

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