UCLA Rowing Opens Spring Season With Wins Over LMU

March 5, 2011

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MARINA DEL REY, Calif. - The UCLA women's rowing team opened its 2011 campaign with victories over Loyola Marymount on Saturday morning. The Bruins earned first-place finishes in each of the four women's races.

UCLA's two varsity eights finished in 6:31.38 and 6:33.50, respectively, crossing the finish line ahead of LMU (7:03.95). The Bruins raced their first and second varsity eights in that race.

The open four crew posted a time of 7:54.52, besting LMU's time of 8:43.19.

The two schools raced a novice race as well, with the Bruins' novice eight crew prevailing over the LMU crew. UCLA posted a time of 7:00.00, while LMU finished the race in 7:44.20

In addition, UCLA's varsity four crews raced against the Long Beach Rowing Association. The Bruins 'A' team posted a time of of 7:24.70 to win the race, with the 'B' team finishing second at 7:38.37.

The Bruins continue their spring season with a dual meet against San Diego State in Marina del Rey, Calif. on Sunday, March 13. Race times and lineups will be released during the week.

UCLA vs. Loyola Marymount (Saturday, March 5, 2011)

Novice 8+ (8:30 a.m.)
1. UCLA - 7:00.00
2. LMU - 7:44.20

Varsity 4+ (8:45 a.m.)
1. UCLA 'A' - 7:24.70
2. UCLA 'B' - 7:38.37
3. LBRA - 7:48.14

Varsity 8+ (9 a.m.)
1. UCLA 'A' - 6:31.38
2. UCLA 'B' - 6:33.50
3. LMU - 7:03.95

Open 4+ (9:15 a.m.)
1. UCLA - 7:54.52
2. LMU - 8:43.19

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