UCLA Women's Rowing Competes Against California
March 26, 2011

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REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. - The UCLA women's rowing team faced California on Saturday morning, earning a first-place finish in the novice eight race.

California bested the Bruins in the varsity eight, second varsity eight and varsity four races.

The varsity four race was the most closely contested competition of the morning, as the Golden Bears earned the victory by a 2.70-second margin. California clocked in with a time of 7:37.40, while UCLA finished the race in 7:40.10.

California's varsity eight posted at time of 6:46.10, ahead of UCLA's time of 7:03.30.

In the second varsity eight race, California crossed the finish line in 6:50.70, while UCLA posted a time of 6:59.50.

UCLA earned a first-place finish in the novice eight with a time of 7:08.20. California posted a time of 7:16.70 in the final competition of the day between the two Pac-10 programs.

The Bruins' women's rowing program returns to action at Redwood Shores, Calif., against Stanford on Sunday, March 27.

UCLA vs. California (Redwood Shores, Calif.)

Varsity 8+
California - 6:46.10
UCLA - 7:03.30

Second Varsity 8+
California - 6:50.70
UCLA - 6:59.50

Varsity 4+
California - 7:37.40
UCLA - 7:40.10

Novice 8+
UCLA - 7:08.70
California - 7:16.70

Lineups vs. California
Varsity 8+: (stroke) Rachel LaBella, (7) Britta Syverson, (6) Jessica McGuire, (5) Hillary Caldwell, (4) Mariko Snyder, (3) Kat Lauer, (2) Nicole Sung-Jereczek, (bow) Anastasia Alexander, (coxswain) Alaizah Koorji

Second Varsity 8+: (stroke) Victoria Babson, (7) Alexa Farafontoff, (6) Caroline Curson, (5) Emily McLaughlin, (4) Katherine Hruska, (3) Tanya Smith, (2) Kirstin Snook, (bow) Deanna Wong, (coxswain) Mia Hamano

Varsity 4+: (stroke) Carolina Paini, (3) Tamar Schaap, (2) Erica Lockard, (bow) Alexis McPhee, (coxswain) Ariel Handler

Novice 8+: (stroke) Amanda Fox, (7) Olivia Smith, (6) Chelcey Romeril, (5) Erin Wenzel, (4) Jamie Swan, (3) Taylor Veit, (2) Samantha Upton, (bow) Natalie Pettee, (coxswain) Alexandra Scullion

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