Rowing Set for Pac-10 Championships

May 12, 2003

Los Angeles - The UCLA women's rowing team travels to Rancho Cordova, Calif. this weekend to compete at the Pacific Coast Rowing Championships on Saturday, May 17, and the Pac-10 Rowing Championships on Sunday, May 18, on Lake Natoma.

The Bruins will enter one crew in the Women's Open Four competition at the Pacific Coast Rowing Championships and will field a varsity eight, second varsity eight, varsity four, and novice eight for the Pac-10 Rowing Championships, now in its 17th year.

The Bruins are seeded No. 7 among the Varsity Eights, No. 10 among the 2V Eights, No. 5 among the Novice Eights, and No. 8 among the Varsity Fours entering Sunday's conference championship.

The Competitors
Eight Pacific-10 institutions will compete - CALIFORNIA, OREGON, OREGON STATE, STANFORD, UCLA USC, WASHINGTON, and WASHINGTON STATE. Other West Coast institutions competing include UC Davis, Sacramento State, Long Beach State, Santa Clara, UC San Diego, San Diego State, Loyola Marymount, and Orange Coast College.

Admission is $4 per person, per day. Parking is $6 per day and a free parking lot with shuttle service is also available. For more information about Lake Natoma and / or the event facility, please visit the Sacramento State University Aquatic Center website at

The Schedule
Morning races begin at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, with the first hear of the Women's Varsity Four competition, and run through approximately 10:30 a.m. The afternoon finals run from approximately 12:10 p.m. to 2:50 p.m. The women's Varsity Eight final is scheduled to begin at 2:20 p.m. For a complete listing of all races and times, please visit the Pac-10 website at

Varsity Eights

1. - Washington
2. - California
3. - Stanford
4. - USC
5. - Washington State
6. - Oregon State
7. - UCLA
8. - Loyola Marymount
9. - Sacramento State
10. - UC Davis
11. - San Diego State
12. - Santa Clara
13. - Oregon

2nd Varsity Eights
1. - Washington
2. - Washington State
3. - California
4. - Stanford
5. - USC
6. - Oregon State
7. - Sacramento State
8. - UC Davis
9. - San Diego State
10. - UCLA
11. - Santa Clara
12. - Loyola Marymount
13. - Oregon

Novice Eights
1. - California
2. - Washington
3. - Oregon State
4. - Washington State
5. - UCLA
6. - UC Davis
7. - USC
8. - San Diego State
9. - Sacramento State

Varsity Four
1. - California
2. - Washington
3. - Washington State
4. - Oregon State
5. - USC
6. - Stanford
7. - San Diego State
8. - UCLA
9. - Santa Clara

National Rankings
The latest U.S. Rowing / Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association NCAA Division I Varsity Eight Coaches Poll (May 7) has six Pac-10 teams listed among the Top 20 - No. 1 WASHINGTON, No. 2 CALIFORNIA, No. 4 STANFORD, No. 8 USC, No. 13 WASHINGTON STATE, and No. 16 OREGON STATE.

Championship Results
Live scoring will be available through JAMCO Times.

The 2002 Pac-10 Championships
The UCLA women's rowing team, in its first year as a scholarship sport, finished seventh in the team standings with 31 points in last year's Pac-10 Conference Rowing Championships. Washington claimed its 11th straight team title, scoring a total of 66 points.

Individually, the UCLA Varsity Eight finished 12th overall, seventh in the Pac-10, and the UCLA 2V Eight finished 10th overall, seventh in the Pac-10. The UCLA Varsity Four finished sixth in the Pac-10 and sixth overall, and the UCLA Novice Eight finished both fifth in the Pac-10 and fifth overall.

Last Week
UCLA hosted USC in dual-meet rowing action at Ballona Creek in Marina del Rey, Calif. The Bruins dropped three-of-four races to the Women of Troy, including the Varsity Eight, 2V Eight, and Varsity Four competitions. With the victory in the Novice Eight race, the Bruins completed their season undefeated in dual meet competition.

Quick Facts
Pacific Coast Rowing Championships
Saturday, May 17, 2003
Lake Natoma - Rancho Cordova, Calif.

3:10 p.m. - Women's Open Four Final

Pac-10 Rowing Championships
Sunday, May 18, 2003
Lake Natoma - Rancho Cordova, Calif.


8:00 a.m. - Women's Varsity Fours, Heat 1
9:00 a.m. - Women's Novice Eights, Heat 1
9:30 a.m. - Women's 2V Eights, Heat 2
10:10 a.m. - Women's Varsity Eights, Heat 2

Scheduled from 12:10 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

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