April 21, 2001
BELMONT, Calif. - The Washington State Cougar women's rowing team was victorious in every event Saturday, defeating San Diego State in the morning's races, and beating Sacramento State and UC-Davis in separate afternoon races at the Stanford Regatta.
The varsity eight started off the day defeating San Diego State 6:31.7 to 6:44.2. The second varsity eight rowed to victory 6:42.6 to 7:14.0, and the novice eight was triumphant with a time of 6:47.3 to SDSU's 7:13.1. The varsity four took to the water and championed a time of 7:39.3 to the Aztecs' 8:11.4.
A strong headwind affected the rowing times in the afternoon with the Cougar varsity eight defeating Sacramento State 7:39.0 to 7:56.5. The second varsity eight prevailed over the Hornets by a 7:36.3 to 8:30.1 margin, and the novice eight was victorious by a time of 7:53.1 to 8:45.6.
That afternoon also featured a victory by the varsity four of Washington State against the boat from University of California at Davis. The Cougars rowed to a time of 9:13.3 compared to UC Davis' 10:03.
Overall, head coach Tammy Crawford was pleased with her team's performance.
"I am really happy with the results," said Crawford. "I'm looking forward to building on this effort and making our boats faster throughout the next week."
The Cougars next regatta is Saturday, April 28 against the Oregon State University Beavers at Vancouver Lake in Vancouver, Wash.
WSU at Stanford Regatta
Redwood Shores, Belmont, California
All races 2000m
vs. San Diego State
Novice Eight - WSU 6:47.3, SDSU 7:13.1
Varsity Eight - WSU 6:31.7, SDSU 6:44.2
Second Varsity Eight - WSU 6:42.6, SDSU 7:14.0
Varsity Four - WSU 7:39.3, SDSU 8:11.4
vs. Sacramento State
Varsity Eight - WSU 7:39.0, 7:56.5
Second Varsity Eight - WSU 7:36.3, Sac. State 8:30.1
Novice Eight - WSU 7:53.1, Sac. State 8:45.6
vs. UC Davis
Varsity Four - WSU 9:13.3, UC Davis 10:03