Crews Conclude Season at Pac-10 Championships

May 18, 2003

Women's Second Varsity Eight Heat
Men's Second Varsity Eight Heat
Women's Varsity Eight Heat
Men's Varsity Eight Heat
Women's Second Varsity Eight Petite Finals
Men's Second Varsity Eight Petite Finals
Women's Varsity Eight Petite Finals
Men's Varsity Eight Petite Finals

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The Santa Clara University men and women's crews concluded their 2002-2003 seasons at the Pac-10 Rowing Championships Sunday afternoon at Lake Natoma near Sacramento, Calif.

The women's second varsity eight was the first boat in the water for the Broncos as they crossed the finish line in a time of 7:43.9, earning them sixth place in their heat and qualifying for the Petite Finals later on in the day. Cal won that heat in a time of 6:52.9. In the Petite Finals the Broncos improved their time by over 20 seconds, finishing the race in a time of 7:20.3 and finishing fifth. UCLA won the Petite Finals in a time of 7:09.5.

The men's second varsity eight was the next boat in the water, finishing fourth in its heat as they crossed the finish line in a time of 3:34.3, 17.1 seconds behind heat winner Washington. In the Petite Finals however, the Broncos reigned supreme as they crossed the finish line in a time of 6:18.8, 1.8 seconds ahead of second place Long Beach State.

Santa Clara's women's varsity eight finished sixth in their preliminary heat, crossing the finish line in a time of 7:21.8. In the Petite Finals later on in the afternoon, the Broncos posted a time of 7:11.7 which was good enough for sixth place, 18.8 seconds behind race winner UCLA.

SCU's men's varsity eight was the final Bronco boat in the water during the preliminary heats in the morning as they finished third in a time of 6:17.7, just 5.5 seconds behind second place UCLA which qualified for the Grand Finals. Top-ranked Washington won the heat in a time of 6:06.7. In the Petite Finals, like the second varsity boat before them, the Broncos won the race with a tim eof 6:10.9, crossing the line two full seconds ahead of second place UCLA.