No. 2 Women's Rowing Takes On East Coast

April 12, 2007

Complete Charles River Challenge Schedule in PDF Format
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Complete Apr. 12 Rowing Release in PDF Format
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Three Trojan boats will make the trek to the east coast for the Charles River Challenge hosted by Boston University in Boston, Mass. Regattas will take place on Saturday with a morning and evening session and conclude on Sunday morning with a final set

After a weekend away from races and enjoying their victories in the San Diego Crew Classic, the Trojans will get out of their comfort zone, traveling 3,000 miles to experience different water and weather conditions. USC will launch out of Boston University's DeWolfe Boathouse on the shore of the Charles River.

The No. 2 Women of Troy will take the water against No. 6 Harvard, No. 22 Dartmouth and Syracuse in the morning session on Saturday. The Varsity Four will get things started for Troy at 7:36 a.m., followed by the JV Eight at 8:00 a.m. and the Varsity Eight at 8:24 a.m.

In the Saturday evening session, the Trojans will race against Columbia, the University of Massachusetts and Boston University with the JV Eight at 5:36 p.m., followed by the Varsity Eight at 6:12 p.m. The Varsity Four will conclude the first day of racing, competing at 6:48 p.m.

The Trojans will participate in a dual against No. 25 Northeastern University on Sunday morning. The Varsity Four will be the first to race at 7:36 a.m. The JV Eight boat will race at 8:12 a.m. and the Varsity Eight will complete USC races, starting at 8:48 a.m.

Probable Boatings for 2007 Charles River Challenge

  1st Varsity Eight 2nd Varsity Eight Varsity Four
Coxswain Lauren Cowan Denise Kobashikawa Lisa Sabalvaro
No. 8 (Stroke) Gabriela Varekova Laura McDaniel Anna Specjalska
No. 7 Magda Madziewicz Bara Varekova Shelley Koskovich
No. 6 Ligita Kaviere Anna Efremova Phebe Greenwood
No. 5 Dunja Pejcic Nana Gagatsovi Cassie Richardson
No. 4 Tatiana Boldyreva Ewelina Nowak  
No. 3 Liene Bertasjus Kinga Marciszewska  
No. 2 Robin Hextrum Carin Andersson  
No. 1 (Bow) Diana Ivanova Jessica Smith