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Bulldogs Start Season Strong

Oct. 20, 2007

SPOKANE, Wash. - Gonzaga University captured six of 12 races on Saturday morning as the Bulldog rowing squads began their fall racing season at the Head of the Spokane. The race, which also featured Washington State University, covered 5,000 meters on the Spokane River.

The Gonzaga men had a great start to its season by winning all five races Saturday. The Bulldog men captured the Varsity 8+, Junior Varsity 8+, Novice 8+, Novice 8+ B, and the Novice 8+ C races.

The Zag Varsity 8+ boat squeaked out a five second victory over the Cougars, finishing in a time of 16:10 to WSU's 16:15. The GU Junior Varsity 8+ earned a minute and 23 second victory over WSU, while the Novice 8+ picked up the victory in a time of 17:18. The fastest novice boat of the day was the Zag Novice C which finished with a time of 16:48.

The Gonzaga women earned one victory on the day after racing hard against a strong Washington State squad. The lone victory for the Bulldog women came in the 4th Varsity 8+ race. The Zags finished in a time of 19:17; 33 seconds ahead of the Cougars.

Washington State's Varsity 8+ covered the course in a time of 17:23 to defeat Gonzaga by a mere 16 seconds. The Cougars 2nd Varsity 8+ closed out the course in 17:41; 19 seconds ahead of the Bulldogs, while the WSU Novice 8+ had a time of 19:56. GU was 39 seconds behind at 20:35.

HEAD OF THE SPOKANE REGATTA (SPOKANE RIVER - SPOKANE, WA) (5,000 METERS)  

Men's Varsity 8+
Gonzaga - 16:10
Washington State - 16:15

Men's Junior Varsity 8+
Gonzaga - 16:45
Washington State - 18:07

Men's Novice 8+
Gonzaga - 17:18
Washington State - 18:29

Men's Novice 8+ B
Gonzaga - 17:17
Washington State - 22:22

Men's Novice 8+ C
Gonzaga - 16:48
Washington State - 20:18

Women's Varsity 8+
Washington State - 17:23
Gonzaga - 17:39

Women's 2nd Varsity 8+
Washington State - 17:41
Gonzaga - 17:56

Women's 3rd Varsity 8+
Washington State - 18:15
Gonzaga - 18:43

Women's 4th Varsity 8+
Gonzaga - 19:17
Washington State - 19:51

Women's Novice 8+
Washington State - 19:56
Gonzaga - 20:35
Gonzaga B - 22:40

Women's 2nd Novice 8+
Washington State - 21:28
Gonzaga - 22:08

Women's 3rd Novice 8+
Washington State - 21:58
Gonzaga - 24:58

Additional Boats Racing
CD'A WM4+ - 23:21
GU Men Alum 8+ - 17:55
CD'A Jr. 2x - 24:01
CD'A WM4+ B - 26:02
CD'A Jr. 8+ - 24:37
Webster 1x - 23:46
Galow 1x - 25:33
Drake 1x - 24:02
Mann-King - 26:56
CD'A Jr. 1x - 27:21
CD'A MM 2x - 21:47

Gonzaga Lineups

Men's Varsity 8+
Sean Finerty
Warren North
Scott McCoy
Pat Swihart
Greg Malman
Brendan McCarthy
Brian Franceschi
Andre Gallant
Mike Anderson

Men's Junior Varsity 8+
Meghan Quinn
Ryan Roller
Sean Haase
Drew Smith
Alex Moore
Joe Dudley
K.C. Anderson
Nick Mather
Pat Moran

Men's Novice 8+ A
Crystal Huff
Thomas Carroll
Monte Melnick
Carson Bowlin
Connor Wege
Benji Schwarz
Bruce Van Cott
Nick Willard
Michael Gore

Men's Novice 8+ B
Emilio Tedeschi
Matthew White
Julian Stephanski
Sean Ryan
Neil Coppinger
Max Helling
David Wayne
Austin Bowlin
Kevin Brown

Men's Novice 8+ C
Crystal Huff
Julian Stephanski
Matthew White
Carson Bowlin
Sean Ryan
Neil Coppinger
Connor Wege
Thomas Carroll
Monte Melnick

Women's Varsity 8+
Sarah Rotar
Katie Atkins
Kelsey Koenig
Kelly Steinhaus
Julie Smetana
Sami Koppinger
Kari Sulenes
Sam Cekovic
Chelsie Eddings

Women's 2nd Varsity 8+
Joan Aubry
Katherine Krueger
Sierra Tittle
Liz Moore
Hanna McClintock
Cory Nelson
Alexa Bostwick
Alissa Stempson
Lana Bowie

Women's 3rd Varsity 8+
Emily Wilson
Whitney Patrick
Patti Battles
Teagan Towhey
Stephanie Murphy
Lauren Miller
Rachel Ross
Sophie Bluhm
Kayla Galbraith

Women's 4th Varsity 8+
Joan Aubry
Katherine Krueger
Sierra Tittle
Liz Moore
Alexa Bostwick
Cory Nelson
Kathryn Molitor
Alissa Stempson
Madison Feddersen

Women's Novice 8+
Carrie Kreimier
Lauren Borges
Therese Yrani
Andrea Ness
Kayla Morrison
Willa Voss
Audrey Crandall
Arantxa Kovis
Hannah Winters

Women's 2nd Novice 8+
Rachel Cregg
Shannon Whang
Kayla Lloyd
Meg Morris
Rachel Schlosser
Amy Horn
Marie Graves
Cami McCallum
Stephanie White

Women's 3rd Novice 8+
Carla Dellasarra
Meg Morris
Marie Graves
Cami McCallum
Jaimie Voss
Chelsea Davidson
Julia Quinn
Courtney Norris
Andrea Trujillo

Women's B Novice 8+
Jackie Matsuzaki
Lauren Borges
Therese Yrani
Andrea Ness
Audrey Crandall
Shannon Whang
Kayla Morrison
Arantxa Kovis
Hannah Winters