UCLA Women's Rowing Completes First Day at Lake Natoma Challenge
April 18, 2009
LOS ANGELES - The UCLA women's rowing team finished sixth out of nine teams on the first day of competition at the Lake Natoma Challenge, Saturday morning and afternoon in Rancho Cordova, Calif. UCLA will race against Minnesota and Tennessee in three of its four races on Sunday morning.
UCLA totaled 10 points, finishing fifth out of nine teams, after the Saturday morning session. UCLA's varsity eight and four boats raced to second-place finishes in three-boat heats. The varsity eight crossed the line in six minutes, 39.32 seconds, less than seven seconds behind first-place finisher Wisconsin. The varsity four finished 6.04 seconds after Wisconsin.
The second varsity and novice eight raced to third-place finishes in the morning session.
UCLA's varsity eight finished behind Stanford in the afternoon session, crossing the line in 6:45.73, more than 12 seconds ahead of Central Florida. The Bruins' varsity four and second varsity eight finished third in their respective afternoon races.
After both the morning and afternoon sessions, UCLA had accumulated 19 points, tied in sixth place with Central Florida.
The Bruins return to action at the Lake Natoma Challenge on Sunday morning. UCLA's varsity eights and varsity four will race against Minnesota and Tennessee. The Bruins' novice eight will race against Texas.
SATURDAY MORNING RESULTS
SATURDAY AFTERNOON RESULTS
SUNDAY'S RACING SCHEDULE
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