Women's Rowing Hosts UCLA and San Diego on Saturday

April 16, 2010

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State women’s rowing team will be competing against UCLA and San Diego on  Saturday, April 17, at Dexter Lake in Lowell, Ore. The 2000-meter competitions will begin at 9:00 a.m. with the novice 8+ race.


Of the three crews competing this weekend, two are ranked nationally. Oregon State is tied with Harvard for at No. 16, while UCLA is just one above at No. 15. San Diego, though not ranked, has been very successful this season.


'It's going to be great hosting UCLA this weekend.  It is the first time in a long time, maybe ever, that UCLA has been to Dexter Lake for a race,” said head coach Emily Ford. “We are also happy to announce that San Diego will be joining us in the three varsity events.  It should be a great 3-way competition - we hope to see a lot of folks lining the shore!'


Oregon State’s meet against UCLA and San Diego marks the Beaver’s final home race of the season. Next week they will travel to Pullman, Wash. to take on the Cougars before they head to the Pac-10 Championships (May 16).


Oregon State’s race schedule against UCLA and USD


Time – Race                                                           Lane1         Lane2         Lane3         Lane4


9:00 a.m. – Women’s Novice 8+                                OSU A        UCLA           OSU B

9:15 a.m. – Women’s Varsity 4+                               OSU A        UCLA           OSU B         USD

9:30 a.m. – Women’s Second Varsity 8+                    UCLA           OSU            USD

9:45 a.m. – Women’s Varsity 8+                               OSU            UCLA           USD


Directions to Dexter Lake


From I-5 North or South:

Follow Highway 58 East for approximately 13.5 Miles (Don’t speed! Lots of State Troopers and local cops.)

Left at Jasper-Lowell Rd. (Covered Bridge is on left hand side at the turn)

Follow Jasper-Lowell Rd. for 0.7 Miles

Left on North Shore Dr., turns into Pengra RD.

Lowell Recreation Site is located 0.7 Miles from turn on the left hand side.

Please park in the boat trailer parking area.


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