No. 17 UCLA Women's Rowing Hosts San Diego State

March 16, 2007

Los Angeles - The No. 17 ranked UCLA women's rowing team returns to Ballona Creek to take on San Diego State on Saturday, March 17 at Marina del Rey, Calif. The Bruins are coming off a spring season debut against the LMU Lions last week. The Bruins will enter two varsity eight boats, two varsity four boats and two novice crews against the SDSU Aztecs.

UCLA's first race this Saturday will begin at 8:15 am (women's novice 8+). The women's last race, the varsity 8+ event, will take place at 9:45 am.

The Bruins competed against SDSU in last year's Miller Cup at Marina del Rey, Calif., finishing ahead of the Aztecs in the 3 races that SDSU entered. The Bruins finished first in the 2V8+ Grand Final, V4+ Grand Final, and the N8+ against the Aztecs en route to a Miller Cup Championship.

UCLA's Probable Racing Lineups

Varsity 8+: Vanessa Teff (stroke), Patricia Dudziec, Lynn Hancock, Hayley Robinson, Elizabeth Lee, Alexandra Howard, Destinie Slavich, Jessica Fritz, Kirsten Potenza (coxswain)

Second Varsity 8+: Emily Wachtel (stroke), Erin Rice, Elizabeth Herron, Vanessa Jansen, Renee Cornwell, Alexis Kalionzes, Brittany Merchant, Victoria Kaso, Megan McQuown (coxswain)

Varsity 4+ A: Christina King (stroke), Lauren Counter, Kaitlin Doering, Megan Lightfoot, Brittany Liljeqvist (coxswain)

Varsity 4+ B: Maida Habibovic (stroke), Bree Hemingway, Jennifer Weber, Jennica Janssen, Emily Wachtel (coxswain)

Novice 8+ A: Alexandra Lauren (stroke), Lillian Sakkis, Whitney Standefer, Jessica Buzawa, Danielle Piccinini, Samantha Melzer, Ashley Guzik, Anne Schier, Marissa Linden (coxswain)

Novice 8+ B: Caitlyn Czisny (stroke), Charlotte Burke, Briana Hernandez, Christina Sprouse, Christine Seidel, Lynette Thompson, Kellie Koscher, Christine Fiacco, Gevrina Seferaj (coxswain)

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
vs. Marina Challenge
Marina del Rey, CA
vs. SDSU Scrimmage
Saturday, Feb 06 - All Day PST
vs. Stanford Scrimmage
Redwood Shores, CA