UCLA Concludes Day Two of San Diego Crew Classic
April 1, 2012
San Diego, Calif. - The UCLA women's rowing team wrapped up competition at the San Diego Crew Classic by earning a first place finish in the second varsity eight grand final and a second place finish in the novice eight grand final. The second varsity eight earned the Jackie Ann Stitt Hungness Trophy for winning the grand final.
UCLA's varsity eight finished fifth in their grand final by crossing the finish line with a time of 7:18.20. USC won the race with a time of 7:03.93. Virginia, Washington and California also finished ahead of the Bruins while UCLA bested Stanford in the final.
The Bruins' second varsity eight had the best race of the day for UCLA, winning the Jackie Ann Stitt Hungess Trophy with a time of 7:14.24. UCLA beat the second place Washington Huskies by a full five seconds, as the Huskies clocked in with a time of 7:19.43. Virginia, Stanford, California and USC rounded out the finishers in the grand final in that order.
UCLA's varsity four crew finished third in their grand final race, coming in with a time of 8:05.35. Virginia's 'A' crew took first place by recording a time of 7:58.12. Washington State came in second in the final while the Bruins finished ahead of Tennessee, USC's 'A' crew and Washington.
The Bruins' novice eight crew raced to another second-place finish in their grand final with a time of 7:32.39. California won the race with a time of 7:24.33. UCLA finished in front of Washington, Minnesota's 'A' crew, Washington State and Oklahoma.
Finally, UCLA's open eight crew took fourth place in their grand final race, crossing the finish line in 7:30.83. Temple took first place in the race with a time of 7:17.86. California and Union Boat Club finished in second and third place respectively, while BMA Boat Club and San Diego finished behind the Bruins in fifth and sixth place respectively.
UCLA will be back on the water in two weeks at the SoCal Challenge in Marina del Rey, Calif. on Saturday, Apr. 14 and Sunday, Apr. 15. For directions to UCLA's boathouse in Marina del Rey, click here.
San Diego Crew Classic (UCLA's Day Two Results)
Second Varsity Eight
Sunday's Race Lineups (UCLA)
Varsity 8+: (Stroke) Britta Syverson, (7) Anastasia Alexander, (6) Mariko Snyder, (5) Kat Lauer, (4) Jessica McGuire, (3) Hillary Caldwell, (2) Nicole Sung-Jereczek, (1) Erin Wenzel, (Coxswain) Mia Hamano
Second Varsity 8+: (Stroke) Carolina Paini, (7) Natalie Pettee, (6) Allison Doran, (5) Alexa Farafontoff, (4) Alex Caniglia, (3) Cathy Stolitzka, (2) Victoria Babson, (1) Deanna Wong, (Coxswain) Ariel Handler
Novice 8+: (Stroke) Olivia Taylor, (7) Christine Bragg, (6) Kendal Mitchell, (5) Katie Bassak, (4) Deanna Bembry, (3) Victoria Vander Poel, (2) Vanessa Woodward, (1) Emma Murray, (Coxswain) Katie Shurtleff
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