NCAA Women's Rowing Championships Tickets Go on Sale Today
April 25, 2008
BERKELEY - Tickets for the 2008 NCAA Women's Rowing Championships go on sale today, Friday, April 25, at both the University of California's Athletic Ticket Office and on CalBears.com. California is the host for this year's national championships, which run May 30-June 1 in northeastern Sacramento County at Lake Natoma in Gold River, Calif.
Fans can purchase tickets by clicking on the Tickets link at CalBears.com or by calling the Cal Athletic Ticket Office at 800-GO BEARS. Once the championships begin, tickets will also go on sale at the CSUS Aquatic Center, the host site for the regatta on Lake Natoma.
Tickets range in price from $5 for a single-session youth or senior ticket to $25 for an all-session adult ticket. Here is a breakdown of ticket prices:
All-Session Adult $25All-Session Child/Senior $10Single-Session Adult $10Single-Session Youth/Senior $5
The Sacramento State aquatic facility, located on eight acres of land in Nimbus Flat State Park, is the established site of every major West Coast championship for high school and collegiate rowing. This year, the Pacific Coast Rowing Championships (PCRC) and Pac-10 Championships will be held on consecutive days - May 17 and May 18, respectively - at the site. For more information on the CSUS Aquatic Center, please visit the following Web site: www.SacStateAquaticCenter.com.
Brown is the defending NCAA champion, having edged second-place Virginia by four points in the 2007 overall standings in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Cal was seventh.
The last time the regatta was held at Lake Natoma, in 2005, Cal won the overall NCAA title. The Golden Bears won their second straight NCAA championship in 2006 in West Windsor, N.J.
Cal has had a successful start to the season so far, with its 4-0 varsity eight boat currently ranked No. 1 in the USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association national poll. The Bears host Washington and the Huskies' 15th-ranked varsity eight in a Pac-10 dual at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 26, in Redwood Shores, Calif.