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Final week of preparation for 2012 WCC Rowing Championships


May 9, 2012

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San Diego head coach Kim Cupini | Creighton junior Kayla Heimerman

SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- The 2012 WCC Rowing Championships will take place this Saturday, May 12 on Lake Natoma in Gold River, Calif. Portland will make its West Coast Conference rowing debut and Creighton will participate in its second regatta as an affiliate member of the WCC.

QUICK HITS

  • Creighton topped Nebraska 2-0 on Saturday, April 14 in Omaha, Neb. The Bluejays' I Varsity Eight finished with a time of 6:21.43 to win the event. The Creighton 2nd Varsity Eight finished second with a 6:54.31 time with the Creighton Novice Eight coming in just behind with a 6:55.75 finish.

  • Gonzaga placed second at the 26th Annual Windermere Cup/Opening Day Regatta on Saturday, May 5. The Bulldogs placed second in the I Varsity Eight and third in both the II Varsity Eight and I Varsity Four.

  • Loyola Marymount's II Varsity Eight earned a bronze medal with a time of 7:09:1 at the 2012 Western IntercollegiateRowing Association Championships on Sunday, May 6.

  • Portland raced at the Windermere Cup on LakeWashington on Saturday, May 5 in its final tune-up before the 2012 West Coast Conference Championships. The Pilots II Varsity Eight finished second behind Washington with a time of 7:01:6.

  • The Saint Mary's varsity-eight and varsity-four boats both earned medalist honors at the Western IntercollegiateRowing Association Championships on Sunday, May 6. The Gaels finished second with a time of 6:45:5 in the I Varsity Eight Race, two seconds behind WCC-rival Gonzaga.

  • San Diego's second novice eight and novice four-plus posted first-place finishes at the Western Intercollege Rowing Association regatta on Sunday, May 6 in Gold River, Calif. No varsity boats competed for the Toreros throughout the two days of competition.

  • Santa Clara's Women's Lightweight Four Heat 1 finished in third place at the WIRA regatta at Lake Natoma on Sunday, May 7. The Broncos' I Varsity Eight finished in fourth place with a time of 7:30:3.