UCLA Rowing's Varsity Four Finishes First on Day One of Pac-10 Challenge

March 29, 2008

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. - The No. 13-ranked UCLA women's rowing team raced to two first-place finishes on day one of the 2008 Pac-10 Challenge in Redwood Shores, Calif. The Bruins' V4+ boat cruised past Ohio State in the morning and Notre Dame in the afternoon, highlighting UCLA's seven races on the day.

Facing several top-15 ranked programs, UCLA's V4+ boat posted a time of 8:21.28 against Ohio State, who crossed the finish line at 8:22.44. Ohio State bested UCLA in the morning's varsity 8+ and second varsity 8+ races.

Also in the morning portion of the day's events, Virginia cruised past UCLA in the novice 8+ race.

In the afternoon, the Bruins were edged by 2.10 seconds in the second varsity 8+ race against Notre Dame. UCLA's varsity 4+ raced past the Fighting Irish by more than 13 seconds in the afternoon, capping the Bruins' first day on the water in the 2008 Pac-10 Challenge.

Saturday, March 29 - Results

Varsity 8
1. Ohio State - 7.01.09
2. UCLA - 7.11.46

Second Varsity 8+
1. Ohio State - 7:08.76
2. UCLA - 7:18.96

Varsity 4+
1. UCLA - 8:21.28
2. Ohio State - 8:22.44

Novice 8+
1. Virginia - 7:38.29
2. UCLA - 7:55.73

Second Varsity 8+
1. Notre Dame - 7:28.17
2. UCLA - 7:30.27

Varsity 8+
1. Notre Dame - 7:24.35
2. UCLA - 7:30.62

Varsity 4+
1. UCLA - 8:40.05
2. Notre Dame - 8:53.63

Sunday, March 30
9:40 a.m. - Varsity 8+ vs. Virginia
11:00 a.m. - Second Varsity 8+ vs. Virginia
11:24 a.m. - Varsity 4+ vs. Virginia
11:40 a.m. - Novice 8+ vs. California


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Mar 05
vs. San Diego State
Marina del Rey, CA
1st/2
Saturday, Mar 12
vs. Loyola Marymount
Marina del Rey, CA
1st/2
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
2nd/2
Sunday, May 15
vs. Pac-12 Rowing ...
Gold River, CA
6th/7
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS