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Lions and Bruins Battle In Ballona Creek

March 9, 2007

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - It will be a battle in Ballona Creek when LMU and UCLA meet in crew action this Saturday. The teams will compete in eight events on Saturday, with action beginning at 8:30am. LMU men's varsity 8 is looking to defeat the Bruins for the second straight year.

Racing Schedule:
8:30am - Men's Novice 8 (UCLA1, LMU, UCLA2)
8:45am - Women's Novice/Lightweight 8 (UCLA1, LMU Lightweights, UCLA2)
9:00am - Men's Varsity 4 (LMU, UCLA)
9:15am - Women's Varsity/Novice 4 (UCLA1, LMU Novice, UCLA2)
9:30am - Men's Novice 4 (UCLA, LMU)
9:45am - Women's JV8 (LMU, UCLA)
10:00am - Women's Varsity 8 (LMU, UCLA)
10:15am - Men's Varsity 8 (UCLA, LMU)

Races can be seen along the bike path at Ballona Creek.

Looking Back... The men's varsity 8 captured the Parker Cup for the second straight year last weekend, defeating San Diego State and UC Irvine to retain the cup. The LMU women's varsity 8 finished second behind San Diego State last weekend, and defeated UC Irvine.

Looking Ahead... The Lions will head to the Long Beach Spring Regatta next Sunday at the Marine Stadium in Long Beach.