Cal Heads to Redwood Shores for Stanford Invite.

April 13, 2010

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This Week
The California men's crew heads to Redwood Shores this week for the Stanford Invitational from April 17-18. The Golden Bears had the past two weeks off after a near-perfect weekend at the San Diego Crew Classic last month. Races commence both Saturday and Sunday at 9 a.m. with an afternoon session on Saturday beginning at 3 p.m.

Bears Dominate San Diego Crew Classic
Cal swept all four grand finals at the San Diego Crew Classic at Mission Bay, which was held on March 27-28. In the Copley Cup, the top men's collegiate race at the annual Southern California regatta, the Golden Bears' varsity 8+ took first place with a time of 5:49.50 to win the top event. The Bears also took first in the men's collegiate novice, men's collegiate junior varsity, the men's open event and the JV B final. Over the course of the two-day event, Cal won 10 of the 11 races it competed in. The Bears weren't facing easy competition either, as four teams in the competition rowed in last year's NCAA Championships, including Stanford and national-power Brown.

Fall Success
In fall competition earlier this season, Cal swept Stanford as it claimed first in the Open 8, Open 4 and the Freshman 8 at the Newport Autumn Rowing Festival on Nov. 1 in Newport Beach, Calif. The Bears clocked a time of 13:40.057 in the 8, 15:47.231 in the 4 and 14:59.643 in the Freshman 8 to take top honors in all three races.At the 45th annual Head of the Charles Regatta on Oct. 19 in Boston, Mass., the Bears came in second overall and first among collegiate boats, beating several elite national clubs, in the eight The men's eight outlasted third-place Washington and crossed the finish line at 14:45.55 in the 37-boat, 3.2-mile race. The men's four came in fifth overall and third among collegiate boats.

Teti Inducted Into Hall of Fame
Head Coach Mike Teti and assistant coach Wyatt Allen were inducted into the National Rowing Hall of Fame at Mystic Seaport, Conn. on March 20, 2010. Teti was honored as the coach of the gold medal-winning men¹s eight at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games and Allen was honored as one of the oarsmen in that gold medal-winning eight. Teti became the first person to be inducted into the National Rowing Hall of Fame as both an athlete and a coach.

Looking For a Crew Photo?
Like any of the pictures on CalBears.com? They are available for purchase through GoldenBearSports.com. The official photographer of the Cal Athletics Department, GoldenBearSports.com has race photos available for purchase on their web site at GoldenBearSports.com. You can also follow @GBSports on Twitter to get instant notifications when new albums and galleries are posted to the website. Visit www.twitter.com/gbsports to follow.

Next Week
Cal hosts Washington at Redwood Shores on April 24.

Directions to Redwood Shores from Cal Campus

Start out going SOUTHEAST on GAYLEY RD toward UNIVERSITY DR.GAYLEY RD becomes PIEDMONT AVE.Turn RIGHT onto BANCROFT WAY.Turn LEFT onto COLLEGE AVE.Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto CLAREMONT AVE.Merge onto CA-24 W toward DOWNTOWN OAKLAND.CA-24 W becomes I-980 W.Merge onto I-880 S toward SAN JOSE.Take the CA-92 E/CA-92 W exit, EXIT 27, toward JACKSON ST/SAN MATEO BR.Merge onto CA-92 W toward JACKSON STREET/SAN MATEO BR (Portions toll).Merge onto US-101 S toward SAN JOSE.Take the RALSTON AVE exit, EXIT 412, toward BELMONT.Turn LEFT onto RALSTON AVE.RALSTON AVE becomes MARINE PKWY/MARINE WORLD PKWY.Turn RIGHT onto TWIN DOLPHIN DR.Turn LEFT onto SHORELINE DR.223 TWIN DOLPHIN DR.

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