May 2, 2010

Broncos Claim Bronze in Lightweight 4 at WIRA's

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. - The highlight of Day Two for Santa Clara University's women's rowing team at the 2010 WIRA Championships was a bronze medal finish in the Lightweight 4 event.

"It was a really strong performance and an indicator of more great things to come for this team," said SCU head coach Anne Kennedy. "This is a talented and dedicated group of athletes who have shown that they are here to compete. Santa Clara Women's crew is on a mission, and today was a great celebration of the work and commitment that the team has brought forth all year long. I am already looking forward to next season."

The weekend races - the 2010 West Coast Conference Championships and the 2010 WIRA's - conclude the Broncos spring racing schedule.

Ltwt 4+
1) Long beach 8:19.7
2) LMU 8:26.3
3) SCU 8:33.9
4) Wil 8:37.4
5) Cal 8:43.2
6) Sea 8:54.9

Open 4+
1) USD 7.42.8
2) UCD 7:47.0
3) Sac 7:49.4
4) Gonzaga 7.50.0
5) SDSU 7:52.1
6) SCU 8:29.8
7) LMU 8: 35.7

SCU also took 3rd place in Petite Final in women's DI Varsity 8+, behind LMU and Saint Mary's.