Nov. 12, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. - - With Jack Frost nipping at their noses, the Cougar women's rowing team closed their fall season Sunday against a diverse gathering of teams in the Head of the Lake Regatta at Montlake Cut in Seattle.
The varsity eight squad finished fifth with a time of 17:47.41, just behind Oregon State (17:40.30), the University of California-Berkeley (17:16.16), the University of Victoria (17:05.36), and the University of Washington (16:49.32). Also placing fifth in its race was the junior varsity eight with a time of 19:14.30. The third varsity eight placed sixth in its competition with a time of 19:39.13.
This event marked the end of a fall season in which WSU competed in three regattas, winning the Head of the Spokane against Gonzaga October 28. The spring season begins with the Fawley Cup March 24.
Head of the Lake Rowing Results
Varsity Eight - University of Washington 16:49.32, University of Victoria 17:05.36, University of California-Berkeley 17:16.06, Oregon State 17:40.30, Washington State 17:47.41, San Diego State 18:04.33, Western Washington 18:36.20, Cascade Rowing 18:40.43, Gonzaga 18:52.36, University of California-Davis 19:05.02, Willamette University 19:17.25, Humboldt-State 18:27.48, Pacific Lutheran 19:51.30, Lake Oswego Community Rowing 20:08.22, University of Puget Sound 20:49.23.
Junior Varsity Eight - U of Washington 18:02.42, U of California-Berkeley 18:04.08, U of Victoria 18:17.47, Oregon State U 19:09.08 , Washington State U 19:14.30.
Third Varsity Eight - U of Washington 18:07.02, U of Victoria 18:12.00, U of Washington (B) 18:35.06, U of California-Berkeley 18:54.46, Oregon State U 19:02.38, Washington State U 19:39.13.