SCU Men's Crew 2Varsity-8 Boat Takes First In Petite Finals

May 4, 2009

SACRAMENTO - The Santa Clara men's and women's rowing teams produced strong finishes at the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association (WIRA) Championship regatta this weekend in Sacramento.

The Women's Lightweight-8 boat placed third in the Grand Finals, while the Men's Second Varsity-8 boat took first place in the Petite Finals, while the women had two Varsity-8 boats take second place in the Division I/Open Petite Finals and the Second Varsity-8 Petite Finals.

All together the Broncos had four boats make the Grand Finals and five boats advance to the Petite Finals. The women's Lightweight-8 took fourth place in the Grand Finals, just four seconds behind second place. The men had their Novice-4 boat and their Lightweight-4 boat take fourth place in their respective finals.

Santa Clara crew returns to the water on May 8-9 at the Dad Vail Regatta in Philadelphia, Pa. Last year, the Bronco Men's Novice 4 took first place in the Lindy Cup with a time of 6:24.052.

MEN'S RESULTS
Novice 4
USD - 7:12.8
WSU - 7:18.3
HSU - 7:24.8
SCU - 7:27.7
UCSB - 7:31.2
SPU - 7:31.7

M2 Petite Final
UCSB - 7:54.0
CHAP - 8:00.0
PLU - 8:04.6
PSU - 8:13.5
SEA - 8:14.1
SCU - 8:22.2

Novice Lightweight 4 Grand Final
CAL - 6:55.1
OCC - 7:00.9
UCD - 7:07.5
SCU - 7:09.0
UCSD - 7:11.1
LMU - 7:20.6
PAC - 7:40.4

2Varsity 8 Petite Final
SCU - 6:31.8
WSU - 6:40.6
UPS - 6:45.9

varsity 8 Grand Final
GU - 5:59.3
UCSD - 6:00.3
USD - 6:06.3
SAC - 6:10.0
UCD - 6:11.5
SCU - 6:14.7

WOMEN'S RESULTS
Novice 8 3rd
UCSD - 7:35.7
SCU - 7:42.9
SON - 7:48.4
WIL - 7:4107
UCI - 7:55.2
SEA - 8:22.3

Lightweight 8 Grand Final
CAL - 7:06.6
WIL - 7:16.8
SCU - 7:20.8
UCI - 7:25.1
HSU - 7:40.7
UCSD - 7:56.1

D1/Open Varsity 4 Grand Final
GU - 7:34.7
UCI - 7:38.0
SAC - 7:42.5
SDSU - 7:46.5
UCD - 7:53.0
SAC - 7:14.7
SCU - 7:24.7

D1/Open 2Varsity 8 Petite Final
SMC - 7:17.9
SCU - 7:31.1

D1/Open Varsity 8 Petite Final
LMU - 7:04.6
SCU - 7:20.7
UCI - 7:53.1