Trojans Win Fourth Newport Rowing Festival
Nov. 7, 2004
NEWPORT BEACH - For the fourth-straight year, the USC women's rowing Varsity Eight 'A' crew completed its fall racing season with a first-place finish at the Newport Autumn Rowing Festival held at the Newport Beach Aquatic Center on Sunday, Nov. 7.
USC raced three varsity boats in the Women's Open Eight division under a light rain. The 'A' crew swept the competition, finishing 26 seconds ahead of the field on the 4,600-meter course. The Trojans took second place with a unusual tie. Both USC 'B' and UCLA 'A' crossed the finish line in 17:05 to share the spot. The 'C' crew placed 11th in the field of 23 in a time of 18:25.
In the Women's Frosh/Novice Eight race, the Women of Troy raced two boats. USC 'A' placed second, finishing 14 seconds behind UCLA in a time of 17:34. The Trojans' 'B' boat placed 16th in a field of 21 with a time of 20:43.
Following are the complete lineups and top 10 finishers of each race.
Women's Open Eight
(1) USC 'A' - 16:39
(2) TIE: USC 'B' - 17:05
(2) TIE: UCLA 'A' - 17:05
(4) Loyola Marymount 'A' - 17:26
(5) Sacramento State 'A' - 17:31
(6) San Diego State 'A' - 17:33
(7) UCLA 'B' - 17:56
(8) UC Santa Barbara 'A' - 18:03
(9) San Diego State 'B' - 18:05
(10) Sacramento State 'B' - 18:16
(11) USC 'C' - 18:25
Women's Frosh/Novice Eight
(1) UCLA 'A' - 17:20
(2) USC 'A' - 17:34
(3) Loyola Marymount - 18:05
(4) Orange Coast College - 18:16
(5) Sacramento State - 18:21
(6) San Diego State 'A' - 18:38
(7) San Diego 'A' - 19:03
(8) San Diego State 'B' - 19:03
(9) Arizona State 'A' - 19:39
(10) Cal Lightweight 'A' - 19:53
(16) USC 'B' - 20:43