ODU in 40th San Diego Crew Classic on Saturday

April 05, 2013
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

April 5, 2013


NORFOLK, Va. - The Lady Monarchs of Old Dominion University will be participating in the 40th San Diego Crew Classic on the picturesque Mission Bay throughout the day on Saturday.

The San Diego Crew Classic started in 1973 and has continued to grow in size ever since. Nowadays, the San Diego Crew Classic is a two-day, nationally acclaimed regatta, consisting of close to 100 races with more than 4000 athletes from over 125 schools and clubs. The regatta provides a venue for high school junior programs, collegiate teams, masters' clubs, and even Olympic-level competition. The San Diego Crew Classic is considered to be one of the largest regattas in the world.

Old Dominion will compete in a total of two races, which will both be held on Saturday. The Lady Monarchs are scheduled to race in the Women's Collegiate Varsity and the Women's Collegiate 4+.

Racing is tentatively scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. and action will continue until about 6:00 p.m.