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Women's Rowing Finishes Season at Pac-10 Championships

May 14, 2006

Lake Natoma - In the 2006 Pacific-10 Conference rowing Championships, the Saint Mary's women's rowing team posted a 12th place finish in the varsity eight competition. SMC posted a sixth place finish in the petite final on Sunday afternoon from Lake Natoma in Sacramento, CA.

Saint Mary's opened the day in the morning by posting a sixth place finish in the first heat of the women's varsity eight competition. Saint Mary's pulled a time of 6:54.7 and finished 26 second behind Pac-10 Champion California, which pulled a time of 6:28.8 in the heat race.

Washington (6:35.0) and UCLA (6:37.7) finished second and third in the heat race, and Sacramento State and Loyola Marymount came in ahead of the Gaels with times of 6:46.0 and 6:49.5, respectively.

In the petite final of the varsity eight competition, Saint Mary's finished in sixth place for a 12th place finish overall. The Gaels, who were stirred by senior coxswain Amy Bellman, posted a time of 6:55.1. The boat for SMC consisted of Lindsey Anderson, Dana Smith, Michelle Grima, Sandra Pichelli, Johanna Timmer, Sierra Timmer, Janelle Silva, and Brittney Cunningham.

The Pac-10 Championships wraps up the 2005-06 season for the Gaels.

Pacific 10 Conference ChampionshipsSaint Mary's Results

Varsity Eight - Heat 11 California 6:28.802 Washington 6:35.003 UCLA 6:37.704 Sacramento State 6:46.005 Loyola Marymount 6:49.506 Saint Mary's 6:54.70

Varsity Eight - Petite Final1 Oregon State 6:42.002 Loyola Marymount 6:45.193 Sacramento State 6:45.964 Gonzaga 6:48.095 San Diego State 6:51.396 Saint Mary's 6:55.19