No. 13 Virginia Sweeps No. 8 UCLA & No. 19 Washington on First Day of Windermere Real Estate Classic

VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM Virginia picked up wins over No. 8 UCLA and No. 19 Washington on Saturday.
VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM
Virginia picked up wins over No. 8 UCLA and No. 19 Washington on Saturday.
VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM

April 14, 2007

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. - The No. 13 Virginia women's rowing team swept all seven races during the first day of action at the Windermere Real Estate Classic on Saturday at Redwood Shores.

"There were really challenging conditions today," UVa head coach Kevin Sauer said. "I thought we handled them well. I'm very pleased with the results so far."

Against No. 8 UCLA in the morning's competition, UVa swept all three events. In the varsity eight, UVa captured a two-second upset victory, winning in 6:58.53. In the second varsity eight, the Cavaliers picked up a 15-second win in 6:59.96. In the varsity four event, the `Hoos won in 7:37.86 in open water.

In the afternoon against No. 19 Washington, the No. 13 Virginia varsity eight claimed its second win on the day, knocking off the Huskies in 7:08.19. The UVa second varsity eight finished 15 seconds ahead of Washington in 7:27.09. Virginia also won in 7:55.93 in the varsity four.

In the team's final event of the day, UVa's novice eight claimed a 27-second win against No. 5 California, winning in 7:14.07.

Action continues on Sunday, April 15 at the Windermere Real Estate Classic. Virginia faces No. 14 Washington State in three events, beginning at 9:16 a.m. PDT.

WOMEN'S ROWING
Windermere Real Estate Rowing Classic
Redwood Shores, Calif.
April 14-15, 2007

(Virginia's races only)

SATURDAY, APRIL 14 RESULTS:
Varsity Eight:
1. Virginia (6:58.53), 2. UCLA (7:00.18)
2nd Varsity Eight: 1. Virginia (6:59.96), 2. UCLA (7:15.28)
Varsity Four: 1. Virginia (7:37.86), 2. UCLA (8:04.23)

Varsity Eight: 1. Virginia (7:08.19), 2. Washington (7:17.03)
2nd Varsity Eight: 1. Virginia (7:27.09), 2. Washington (7:42.4)
Varsity Four: 1. Virginia (7:55.93), 2. Washington (8:12.08)
Novice Eight: 1. Virginia (7:14.07), 2. California (7:41.43)

 

 

Complete results are available on www.Row2k.com.

SUNDAY, APRIL 15 SCHEDULE:
All times are PACIFIC

        	          	Lane 1      	      	2
9:16 a.m.	2V8	      	Washington State      	Virginia
10:44      	V8        	Washington State      	Virginia
12:12      	V4        	Washington State      	Virginia