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San Diego Men's and Women's Crew Finish Day one of Crew Classic

April 2, 2006

SAN DIEGO , Calif. - The University of San Diego men's and women's rowing teams finished the first day of the San Diego Crew Classic with mixed results.  The Varsity 8 men's squad posted a sixth place finish in a time of 6:17.89 this morning in the men's Cal Cup.  The Varsity 8 women's squad posted a fifth place finish in a time of 6:52.81. 

 

In the novice races, the Toreros men's b team posted a first place time of 6:14.90 ahead of Long Beach State University, University of Southern Cal B squad, Loyola Marymount University, and University of Colorado .  The women's JV B squad posted a sixth place in 7:35.36, while the women's JV A squad posted a fourth place finish in a time of 7:02.83. 

 

"Our women's varsity 8 had a disappointing day," head coach Joan O'Hara said.  "We came into this race with high expectations.  However, the result was not what we wanted." 

 

In the afternoon race, both the men's and women's varsity 8 teams raced in the Cal Cup third round.  The women's squad took first place in their race with a time of 7:07.80 ahead of Long Beach State University, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Clara University, and Sanoma State University .  The men's squad placed fourth with a time of 6:33.26 behind Santa Clara (1st), Sacramento State (2nd), and UC Davis (3rd).

 

The women's JV squad finished off the day with a fifth place finish in a time of 7:52.00. 

 

San Diego 's first race is scheduled for 9 a.m. Sunday morning and can be viewed at the race finish line at Crown Point Shores Park .  For directions please visit the <a href="http://www.crewclassic.org">2006 Crew Classic Website</a>.

 

Race # 3:  Mens Cal Cup C

1. Colorado , 6:02:00;

2. Lehigh, 6:05:71;

3. Wash State , 6:06:74;

4. UCSB , 6:13:19;

5. Sac State , 6:15:75;

6. USD, 6:17:89;

7. LB State, 6:32:15.

 

Race # 4:  Womens Cal Cup A

Sam Adams/Mesa Distributing Cup

1. Miami , 6:43:70;

2. St Joseph 's, 6:45:54;

3. St Mary's, 6:47:77;

4. Temple , 6:50:48;

5. USD, 6:52:81;

6. Colorado , 7:24:11;

7. Claremont , 7:59:99.

 

Race # 11:  Mens Collegiate Novice B

1. USD, 6:14:90;

2. LB State, 6:17:65;

3. USC (B), 6:18:40;

4. Loyola, 6:49:75;

5. Colorado , 6:53:16.

 

Race # 14:  Womens JV A

Jackie Ann Stitt Hungness Trophy

1. Cal , 6:38:20;

2. Stanford, 6:41:45;

3. Northeastern, 6:48:86;

4. Kansas State , 6:56:87;

5. Sac State , 7:01:18;

6. USD (B), 7:35:36.

 

Race # 15:  Womens JV B

1. USC, 6:42:60;

2. Wisconsin, 6:43:60;

3. Notre Dame, 6:45:61;

4. USD (A), 7:02:83;

5. Loyola, 7:08:53.

 

Race # 44:  Mens Cal Cup 3RD

1. Santa Clara , 6:27:70;

2. Sac State , 6:31:37;

3. UC Irvine, 6:32:13;

4. USD, 6:33:26;

5. Sonoma State , 6:34:17;

6. SDSU, 6:36:71.

 

Race # 45:  Womens Cal Cup 3RD

1. USD, 7:07:80;

2. LB State, 7:16:23;

3. UCSB, 7:18:47;

4. Santa Clara , 7:24:85;

5. Sonoma State , 7:38:47.

 

Race # 46:  Womens JV 3RD

1. Sac State , 7:20:10;

2. Loyola, 7:24:68;

3. St. Joseph 's, 7:27:57;

4. Santa Clara , 7:41:35;

5. USD (B), 7:52:00.