Women's Rowing Wins Four of Five Races against Gonzaga

March 21, 2010

DEXTER, Ore. – The Oregon State women’s rowing team, despite a five-hour delay due to rough water and heavy winds, came out strong, winning four-of-five races against Gonzaga on Saturday.


While battling the weather the novice 8+ “A” crew delivered an impressive performance, beating the Bulldogs by a margin of 6.7-seconds. The second varsity 8+ also won with a 5.46-second victory. The varsity 8+ fell behind early and never recovered, finishing just over three seconds off the pace.


The varsity 4+ and second varsity 4+ also came away with victories.


The Beavers will take the next two weeks to prepare for the Pac-10 Challenge on April 3-4. Oregon State travels to Redwood Shores, Calif. to take on competitors in one of the most anticipated rowing events on the west coast.




Varsity 8+

1. Gonzaga 7:11.42

2. Oregon State 7:14.51.

Second Varsity 8+

1. Oregon State 7:31.00

2. Gonzaga 7:36.46


Varsity 4+

1. Oregon State 'B' 8:19.39

2. Oregon State 'A' 8:25.75

3. Gonzaga 8:34.52


Second Varsity 4+

1. Oregon State 'A' 9:15.9

2. Gonzaga 9:36.4

3. Oregon State 'B' 11:04.30


Novice 8+

1. Oregon State 'A' 7:54.6

2. Gonzaga 8:01.3

3. Oregon State 'B' 8:43.90


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