Bears Row to Perfect Weekend At Stanford Invitational

April 18, 2010

REDWOOD CITY - Competing for the first time in a couple weeks, California had a perfect weekend at the Stanford Invitational at Redwood Shores this weekend. The Golden Bears won all races they competed in over the two-day event. Cal competed primarily against Pac-10 foe Oregon State, Michigan and Wisconsin.

The varsity 8+ picked up three victories over the weekend. The closest win came against Wisconsin, with the Bears topping the Badgers by just three seconds, 5:39.5-5:42.3. The most convincing win was against Michigan. Cal cruised past the Wolverines, 5:51.9, 2-6:10.2.

The second varsity 8+ beat Wisconsin by five seconds, 5:43.4-5:48.0, and Oregon State, 6:00.3-6:14.5. The Bears also posted a commanding victory over Michigan, 5:56.4-6:20.5.

Wrapping up the solid weekend for Cal, the novice 8+ posted three wins, as well. The boat topped Oregon State by 10 seconds, Wisconsin by 18 seconds and Michigan by 20 seconds.

The Bears host Washington next Saturday at Redwood Shores.

2010 Stanford Invitational

California Events from Sunday
Novice 8+
1. California 6:03.0, 2. Oregon State 6:13.5

Second Varsity 8+
1. California 6:00.3, 2. Oregon State 6:14.5

Varsity 8+
1. California 5:42.6, 2. Oregon State 5:47.6

California Events from Saturday Morning

Varsity 8+
1. California 5:39.5, 2. Wisconsin 5:42.3

Second Varsity 8+
1. California 5:43.4, 2. Wisconsin 5:48.0

Novice 8+
1. California 5:55.4, 2. Wisconsin 6:13.7

Second Novice 8+
1. California 5:58.8, 2. UC Davis 6:21.2

California Events from Saturday Afternoon

Second Varsity 8+
1. California 5:56.4, 2. Michigan 6:20.5

Novice 8+
1. California 6:11.1, 2. Michigan 6:31.7

Varsity 8+
1. California 5:51.9, 2. Michigan 6:10.2

Third Varsity 8+
1. California 6:07.5, 2. Orange Coast 6:12.4

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