USC Rowing Completes Second Day of NCAA Championship
SARASOTA, FLA. The No. 18 ranked USC women's rowing team completed the second day of competition at the 2022 NCAA Championships at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Fla. on Saturday 28, May 28. Today's results secured spots in tomorrow's final races: the Varsity Eight and Second Varsity Eight will race in their respective C Finals tomorrow, while the Varsity Four will race in the B Final.
"As a team, we learned a lot of lessons today," said head coach Josh Adam. "The stage has been set for the finals. Now we are ready for good sleep and a great race tomorrow!"
For a full list of boatings and times, see below.
In the C/D Semifinal, the USC Varsity Eight was neck and neck with Rutgers and Duke — all three teams battling for first. The Women of Troy finished in third place with a time of 06:26.283. The Trojans were only inches behind Duke as the Blue Devils clocked in at 06:25.839. Third place puts the Trojans in tomorrow's C Final.
The Second Varsity Eight similarly had a strong race in their C/D Semifinal. The Trojans came out of the start with urgency and kept up their speed until crossing the finish line. USC finished in third place with a time of 06: 53.501, just a half of a second behind Oregon State to secure its place in tomorrow's C Final.
The USC Varsity Four faced tough competition during the A/B Semifinal as every team in the race was ranked in the top ten in the CRCA Pocock Poll. USC finished in sixth place with a time of 07:29.257 to advance to tomorrow's B Final.
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2022 NCAA Championships
Nathan Benderson Park | Sarasota, Fla.
Saturday, May 28, 2022
|Varsity Eight||Second Varsity Eight||Varsity Four|
|1 06:08.328 Texas||1 06:18.360 Texas||1 06:56.663 Texas|
|2 06:11.256 Washington||2 06:23.043 SMU||2 07:04.101 Yale|
|3 06:21.694 Pennsylvania||3 06:38.924 Michigan||3 07:07.381 USC|
|4 06:25.949 Rutgers||4 06:38.613 USC||4 07:22.790 Syracuse|
|5 06:29.563 USC||5 06:39.955 Oregon St||5 07:30.407 Pennsylvania|
|USC 1V8||USC 2V8||USC 1V4|
|Cox Eden Cooper-Squires||Cox Olivia Lau||Cox Lillian Lau|
|Stk. Jenna Van De Grift||Stk. Celia Marino||4 Fiona Batstone|
|7 Ludovica Braglia||7 Ingrid Brast||3 Jane Cox|
|6 Annabel Aron||6 Clare Widzgowski||2 Jemima Morgan|
|5 Cecilie Brünnich Sørensen||5 Anna Molnar||Bow Sonja Washburn|
|4 Grete Alttoa||4 Chaira Meakin|
|3 Ryleigh Megill||3 Ieva Medelinskaite|
|2 Claudia Cabula||2 Anastasiia Slivina|
|Bow Zoe McCutcheon||Bow Isabella Lysaker|