Bruins Race Past San Diego For Second Straight Dual Meet Victory
March 10, 2012
Marina Del Rey, Calif. - The UCLA women's rowing team continued its great start to the 2012 season as they earned victories over San Diego on Saturday morning. The Bruins earned first-place finishes in each of the six women's races.
UCLA's second varsity four kicked off the meet by scoring a victory over both of San Diego's second varsity four crews. The Bruins came in at 7:38.90, which bested San Diego's times of 7:46.10 and 8:15.30. The two teams then squared off in a race with their second novice four squads and UCLA once again came out on top with a time of 7:52.30, beating San Diego's time of 8:06.36.
The Bruins raced a novice eight boat against two novice eight crews from San Diego and were victorious once again, recording a time of 6:54.70 to beat the Toreros' times of 7:08.80 and 7:37.10. The varsity fours then faced each other as UCLA again defeated the Toreros with a time of 7:14.14 to San Diego's 7:35.13.
The two schools finished up the dual meet by racing their second varsity eight and varsity eight crews against each other. UCLA's second varsity recorded the fastest time of the day as they finished the race with a time of 6:40.10. The Toreros came in with a time of 7:07.90 in the second varsity race. The Bruins' varsity eight then capped off the meet with another victory over San Diego as they posted a time of 6:50.31 to San Diego's 7:05.79.
The Bruins will take a couple of weeks off before resuming their spring season on Sat., Mar. 31 and Sun., Apr. 1 at the San Diego Crew Classic in San Diego, Calif.
UCLA vs. San Diego (Saturday, March 10, 2012)
Second Varsity 4+ (9:40 a.m.)
Second Novice 4+ (9:55 a.m.)
Novice 8+ (10:10 a.m.)
Varsity 4+ (10:25 a.m.)
Second Varsity 8+ (10:40 a.m.)
Varsity 8+ (10:55 a.m.)
Saturday's Racing Lineups (UCLA)
Novice 8+: (Stroke) Olivia Taylor, (7) Christine Bragg, (6) Kate Miller, (5) Sarah Dierksen, (4) Deanna Bembry, (3) Victoria Vander Poel, (2) Vanessa Woodward, (1) Emma Murray, (Coxswain) Katie Shurtleff
Second Varsity 8+: (Stroke) Carolina Paini, (7) Natalie Pettee, (6) Allison Doran, (5) Alexa Farafontoff, (4) Alex Caniglia, (3) Cathy Stolitzka, (2) Nicole Sung-Jereczek, (1) Deanna Wong, (Coxswain) Ariel Handler
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