Rowing Preps For Head of the American

Oct. 28, 2004

LOS ANGELES - The USC women's rowing team travels to Sacramento, Calif., this week to compete at the Head of the American on Saturday, Oct. 30, on the banks of the American River at Lake Natoma. The one-day regatta, which opens the Fall racing schedule for the Women of Troy, is hosted by the CSUS Aquatic Center and features West Coast rowing programs.

USC is sending five boats, including two to compete in the Women's Open 8+, two to compete in the Women's Open 4+ and one Novice 8+ crew. The Novice will race first at 9:30 a.m., followed by the Eights at 12:15 p.m. and the Fours at 1 p.m.

Other teams racing include California, Stanford, UC Santa Barbara, Long Beach State, San Diego State and Sacramento State.

USC's lineups will be as follows:

USC Varsity Eight 'A' - Lauren Cowen (cox), Simone Manhold, Tatiana Boldyreva, Ligita Kaviere, Dunja Pejcic, Anna Efremova, Diana Ivanova, Kinga Marciszewska, Barbora Verkova (box)

USC Varsity Eight 'B' - Kathryn Weslow (cox), Kate Kaso, Anne Molholm, Sarah Pomeroy, Kate Donovan, Natalie Beglau, Megan Biging, Laura McDaniel, Lauren Derby (bow)

USC Varsity Four 'A' - Liz Zeanah (cox), Brittany Mohr, Kanani Souza, Golden Broughton, Jessica Smith (bow)

USC Varsity Four 'B' - Liz O'Neill (cox), Kate McKenna, LaNita Campbell, Jessica Shannon, Lyndsay Price (bow)

USC Novice Eight - Liz O'Neill (cox), Kathryn White, Laura Mae Bryan, Phebe Greenwood, Shelley Koskovich, Lisa Buckley, Ariadne Chucholowski, Claire Sullivan, Amanda Searles (bow)

For more information on the event, please go to CSUS Aquatic Center.