Men's Rowing Travels to Washington and California for Weekend Races

April 30, 2010

CORVALLIS, Ore. - The No. 20 Oregon State men's rowing team returns to action this weekend as the squad will split to race against Stanford in California and participate in the Windermere Cup Regatta in Washington.

The varsity 8+ will be travelling to Redwood Shores, Calif., to race No. 6 Stanford at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday morning.

'We're looking forward to racing one of our Pac-10 rivals,' head coach Steve Todd said. 'The goal this week is to learn from last weekend, race well, and get ourselves in a position to perform our best at the Pac-10 Championships in two weeks.'

The JV 8+ and both freshman 8+ crews are heading to Washington to race in the Windermere Cup Regatta. Both freshman teams race at 11:05 a.m., while the second varsity will race in the Erickson Cascade Cup at 11:20 a.m.

'It will be exciting for our younger guys to race up there,' Todd said. 'Nowhere else in rowing do thousands of fans line the race course rain or shine.'

After this weekend's races, the Beavers won't compete again until May 16 in the Pac-10 Championships.

Check back with osubeavers.com for the results of this weekend's racing.

V8
C - Dan Thompson
8 - Robby Ewing
7 - Evan Peterson
6 - Rob Hannah
5 - Mike Buckiewicz
4 - Wyatt Worrel
3 - Spencer Robertson
2 - Sam Schwartz
1 - Bronson Shafer

JV 8
C - Stefan Evano
8 - John Gallion
7 - Joe Wainwright
6 - Chad Swenson
5 - Andrew read
4 - Aaron Kruse
3 - Pat Kohan
2 - Cole Williams
1 - Kenneth Walker

Freshmen 8
C - Reed Bonenfant
8 - Pryce Waites
7 - Nels Knechtel
6 - Chris Nofziger
5 - Sam Melick
4 - Jorgen Anderson
3 - Chris Gannon
2 - Jake Nelson
1 - Matt Lenhart

Second Freshmen 8
C - Sam Callen
8 - Bryce Fransen
7 - John O'Leary
6 - Damas Gakwasi
5 - Griffin Chard
4 - Clint Sergi
3 - Brett Kerr
2 - Scott Mersereau
1 - Ty Louis

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