UCLA Women's Rowing Ranked No. 13 Entering San Diego Crew Classic

April 1, 2009

LOS ANGELES - The UCLA women's rowing varsity eight has been ranked No. 13 in the nation among NCAA Division I programs, as released by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association on Wednesday, April 1. UCLA vaulted into the No. 13 spot after having won two of three races against top-13 competition at last weekend's Pac-10 Challenge.

In two days of competition at the Pac-10 Challenge, the Bruins' varsity eight crew earned victories against No. 12 Ohio State and No. 13 Clemson. UCLA's varsity was edged by No. 6 Virginia by 5.9 seconds. The Bruins raced past Ohio State by 3.7 seconds on Saturday and finished ahead of Clemson by 3.0 seconsd on Sunday.

"We are pleased with the ranking, but we know it is still early," head coach Amy Fuller Kearney said. "This boat had a good performance last weekend, and we are hoping to build on that speed with confidence as we go through the season. Every weekend we face tough, fast opponents, and we are looking forward to the challenges that lie ahead."

UCLA returns to action at the annual San Diego Crew Classic on April 4-5 in Mission Bay, Calif. For racing times and updated results, visit uclabruins.com.

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