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USD Fairs Well In WCC's & WIRA's

April 30, 2007

LAKE NATOMA, Calif. - The University of San Diego women's rowing team posted an overall fifth place finish at the WCC Championships this past weekend, but had better results at the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association event.

In the varsity eight event, USD placed fifth earning three points with a time of 7:09.0. The 2V boat raced next finishing fifth as well in a time of 7:23.60 earning two points. The varsity four earned a second place finish in a time of 8:05.40 earning four points for the Toreros.

San Diego earned nine points overall in the event and Jacquelyn Harris earned All-WCC honors.

At the WIRA's, USD had better results. On day one of the two day regatta, San Diego posted two 1st place finishes and one second place finish out of the seven events they competed in.

On day two of the WIRA's, the Toreros had four top-three finishes in their six races. The women's 2V eight boat took first place in the petite final in a time of 7:23.30 beating out Santa Clara and Saint Mary's. San Diego finished in second place in the varsity four race in a time of 7:47.80, while the varsity two placed second as well with a time of 8:10.10. The women's novice four placed third in their grand final with a time of 8:06.50.

The Toreros still have the Dad Vail regatta in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to prepare for. The Dad Vail, the largest Spring regatta on the East Coast will be May 11-12.