No. 16 USC Heads to NCAA Rowing Championships
May 28, 2009
No. 16 USC will travel to the Cooper River in Cherry Hill, NJ to participate in the NCAA Championships May 29-31. The Women of Troy were one of sixteen teams chosen to participate in the team championships. This year the rules changed in that a school must qualify as a team with their varsity eight, second varsity eight and varsity four boats.
USC is coming off a fifth place team victory at the Pac-10 Championships this past weekend, including a second place finish by the varsity four team. The Women of Troy will join fellow Pac-10 squads Stanford, Washington, Oregon State and 2009 Pac-10 Champion California in New Jersey.
In the varsity eight competition, USC is in heat three against Virginia, Michigan, Clemson, Princeton and Dartmouth. That race will take place at 9:15 a.m. on Friday (May 29).
USC has been seeded into heat two for the second varsity eight competition, where they will face California, Stanford, Yale and Princeton at 9:45 a.m. on Friday (May 29).
For the varsity four competition USC has been placed into a heat with Ohio State, Clemson, Wisconsin and Oregon State which will race at 10:30 a.m. on Friday (May 29).
For live schedule results (includes heat sheets) visit: http://villanovarowing.com/ncaa/
For live mobile minisite schedule results (includes heat sheets) visit: http://villanovarowing.com/ncaa/m/
For live streaming video and audio (available on Saturday and Sunday) visit this site for Saturday (May 30): http://all-access.cbssports.com/player.html?code=ncaa&media=128582
For live streaming and audio visit this site on Sunday (May 31): http://all-access.cbssports.com/player.html?code=ncaa&media=128583
Heat 1: Stanford, Yale, Harvard, Washington, Ohio State
Heat 2: California, Michigan State, Wisconsin, Brown, Oregon State
Heat 3: Virginia, Michigan, Clemson, Princeton, USC, Dartmouth
Second Varsity Eight
Heat 1: Virginia, Ohio State, Oregon State, Washington, Harvard
Heat 2: California, Stanford, Yale, Princeton, USC
Heat 3: Michigan State, Brown, Michigan, Wisconsin, Clemson, Dartmouth
Heat 1: California, Harvard, Virginia, Princeton, Michigan State
Heat 2: Ohio State, Clemson, Wisconsin, Oregon State, USC
Heat 3: Yale, Brown, Michigan, Washington, Stanford, Dartmouth