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Gonzaga Rowing Chosen to Win 2013 West Coast Conference Championship


 

 
 

Feb. 20, 2013

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- Gonzaga University has been selected to win the 2013 West Coast Conference women's rowing championship in a preseason poll of the WCC's seven head coaches. The Bulldogs earned 34 points and four first place votes, while 2012 WCC Champion University of San Diego followed closely behind with 31 points and three first place votes for the second place spot.

The University of Portland garnered 25 points for third place in the preseason poll, while Loyola Marymount University was just three points behind with 22. Saint Mary's College (18 points), Creighton University (10 points), and Santa Clara University (7 points) rounded out the poll.

All seven WCC rowing teams are represented on the preseason All-West Coast Conference team, led by Gonzaga with four selections, San Diego with three, and the remaining five schools with two apiece.

The 2013 season begins on Saturday, March 2 with Loyola Marymount versus UCLA in Los Angeles, Calif. For a complete interactive schedule, please visit WCCsports.com and follow @WCCsports on Twitter for updates throughout the season.

2013 WEST COAST CONFERENCE PRESEASON POLL

Team (First Place Votes) Points
Gonzaga (4) 34
San Diego (3) 31
Portland 25
Loyola Marymount 22
Saint Mary's 18
Creighton 10
Santa Clara 7

2013 PRESEASON ALL-WEST COAST CONFERENCE TEAM

Player School Year
Haley Adams Saint Mary's Jr.
Taylar Albertini San Diego Sr.
Megan Alferness Santa Clara Jr.
Naseeb Bhangal Gonzaga Jr.
Carina Brocato Santa Clara Jr.
Casey Burt Gonzaga So.
Maryann Concannon Saint Mary's Jr.
Hannah Dahlem Portland Jr.
Lindsey Dornes San Diego Sr.
Kelsey Dunbar LMU So.
Madison Keaty Gonzaga Jr.
Jessica Kegel LMU So.
Malori McGill Gonzaga Jr.
Kaitlin Soper San Diego Sr.
Anne Marie Stonikas Creighton So.
Mia Tarte Portland Sr.
Laura Jo Washle Creighton Jr.