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No. 9 UCLA Rowing Races in NCAA Championship Semifinals
By: UCLA Athletics
The No. 9-ranked UCLA women’s rowing team advanced its second varsity eight to the Petite Final at NCAA Championships on Saturday morning at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind.

UCLA’s varsity eight and varsity four crews each finished first in C/D semifinal heats and will compete in C Final races on Sunday morning.

The Bruins’ second varsity eight posted a fourth-place finish in the A/B semifinal, recording a time of 6:42.390. The Bruins finished behind Ohio State, Princeton and Brown, respectively. The crew will compete in the Petite Final on Sunday morning (places 7-13).

UCLA’s varsity eight crew (6:40.914) finished first in its semifinal race, crossing the finish line ahead of Washington State, Louisville, Oklahoma and Jacksonville. The Bruins’ varsity four crew finished first with a time of 7:55.39. UCLA was followed by Louisville, San Diego, Massachusetts and Boston University.

UCLA’s varsity four will race Sunday at 8:40 a.m. (ET), followed by the Bruins’ varsity eight crew at 9:20 a.m. (ET) and the second varsity eight in a Petite Final race at 10:20 a.m. (ET).

Saturday’s semifinal races (UCLA’s crews)

Varsity Eight (C/D semifinal)
1. UCLA – 6:40.914
2. Washington State – 6:43.896
3. Louisville – 6:46.491
4. Oklahoma – 6:56.767
5. Jacksonville – 7:11.231

Second Varsity Eight (A/B semifinal)
1. Ohio State – 6:34.986
2. Princeton – 6:38.577
3. Brown – 6:40.322
4. UCLA – 6:42.390
5. Washington – 6:47.484
6. Washington State – 6:48.324
7. Harvard – 6:51.039

Varsity Four (C/D semifinal)
1. UCLA – 7:55.359
2. Louisville – 7:58.234
3. San Diego – 8:00.354
4. Massachusetts – 8:05.994
5. Boston University – 8:13.767

UCLA's Racing Lineups

Varsity Eight: (stroke) Natalie Pettee, (7) Alice White, (6) Meaghan Volker, (5) Nicole Sung-Jereczek, (4) Cathy Stolitzka, (3) Kendal Mitchell, (2) Erin Wenzel, (bow) Kate Miller, (coxswain) Chloe Kojima

Second Varsity Eight: (stroke) Carolina Paini, (7) Deanna Wong, (6) Samantha Upton, (5) Sarah Dierksen, (4) Aleda Kawalek, (3) Hannah Elder, (2) Madeline Wilson, (bow) Victoria Vander Poel, (coxswain) Logan Warwick

Varsity Four: (stroke) Victoria Babson, (3) Madeline Craddock, (2) Eliza Daniels, (bow) Emma Murray, (coxswain) Maddie Alden

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