Cal Wins Final Race at Pac-10 Challenge on Sunday
March 29, 2009
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. - California's second varsity 8 defeated Santa Clara's top boat by almost nine seconds on Sunday to conclude the Golden Bears' weekend at the Pac-10 Challenge. In all, Cal won all five of its races in the two-day event hosted by Stanford.
Cal's second varsity 8 topped the Broncos' varsity 8, 6:01.8-6:10.2.
On Saturday, won all four of its races by wide margins. The Bears' second varsity 8 had the widest disparity, finishing by 30.1 seconds ahead of USC's varsity 8, 5:41.8-6:11.9 in the afternoon session of the two-day regatta.
Cal won its first race Saturday against Orange Coast College in a battle of second varsity 8 boats, 5:36.3-6:00.3.
The Bears' freshman 8 defeated Gonzaga, 5:45.2-6:12.2, in the morning and Orange Coast College, 6:24.6-6:49.0, in the afternoon.
Cal next rows in the San Diego Crew Classic on Saturday and Sunday, April 4-5, in San Diego.
California Result from Sunday
California 2V8 6:01.8
Santa Clara V8 6:10.2
California Results from Saturday
Second Varsity 8br>California 5:36.3
Orange Coast College 6:00.3
Freshman 8br>California 5:45.2
California 2V8 5:41.8
USC V8 6:11.9
Orange Coast College 6:49.0