Rowing Completes Day One With Strong Finish in San Diego
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The Old Dominion University rowing team competed in two races today in the 41st San Diego Crew Classic. The Lady Monarchs competed against some of the top boats in the country at Mission Bay Saturday. ODU ended up finishing their two races in fifth and sixth place, respectively.
In the Women's Collegiate Cal Cup "B" Old Dominion completed the race in 7:09.84, which was good enough for a fifth place finish. ODU completed the Cal Cup ahead of: Purdue, San Diego State University, St. Joseph's, Loyola and Villanova.
The Lady Monarchs finished the Collegiate 4+ "A" race with a time under eight minutes at 7:59.97, which was good enough for a sixth place finish.
The San Diego Crew Classic began in 1973 and is a two-day, nationally acclaimed regatta, which consists of over 100 races with more than 4000 athletes from over 125 schools and clubs.
ODU will send a boat to compete tomorrow in the Women's Collegiate 4+ "B" race.
2014 41st San Diego Crew Classic Results:
Collegiate Varsity-8 Cal Cup
1. Brit. Columbia (6:57.98)
2. Iowa (7:02.40)
3. St. Mary's (7:03.75)
4. Tulsa (7:04.87)
5. ODU (7:09.84)
6. Purdue (7:15.78)
7. Villanova (7:35.09)
Collegiate 4+ "A"
1. Cal (7:29.02)
2. Washington State (7:32.67)
3. University of San Diego (7:32.72)
4. Tulsa (7:46.17)
5. Kansas State (7:46.41)
6. ODU (7:59.97)
7. University of Victoria (8:03.44)
Collegiate Varsity-8 Cal Cup ODU Lineup
Collegiate 4+ "A" ODU Lineup
1-Shannon La Sala
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