Oct. 9, 2010
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - All four Washington State University rowing's boats advanced to the NightSprint Grand Finals, to take place Saturday night, at the 2010 Head of the Oklahoma on the Oklahoma River Saturday afternoon.
In the women's collegiate eight, WSU's A and B boats placed second and fourth, respectively. The Cougars' A squad finished behind Stanford A and nearly eight seconds ahead of Texas A with a time of 14:04.44. WSU B finished just ahead of Iowa A with a time of 14:17.219.
Both Cougar eight boats will compete in the NightSprint Grand Final at 8:05 p.m. Central Time. They will compete against Stanford A, Texas A, Iowa A and Oklahoma A.
In the collegiate four, WSU's A and B boats finished fourth and sixth, respectively, as both advanced to the NightSprint Grand Final. Texas' B boat won the event by nearly 15 seconds with a time of 15:15.137. The next three finishers (Stanford, Texas A and WSU A) came within three seconds of each other, as the Cougars A boat finished fourth with a time of 15:34.287. WSU B made the cut for the Grand Final, finishing two seconds behind Tulsa in 15:45.752.
The women's collegiate four NightSprint will begin at 9:50 p.m. Central Time Saturday.
Results from the NightSprints will be posted following the competition this evening. Tomorrow the Cougars will conclude competition at the Head of the Oklahoma with the women's open pairs and women's collegiate four races.
Women's Collegiate Eight (Top 12) 1. Stanford A (13:47.228), 2. Washington State A (14:04.044) (Annie Eastwood (bow), Sarah Wolff, Liz England, Lisa Roman, Justine Galbraith, Christina Kinck, Katie Dick, Natasha Ostopovich (stroke) Lexie Ryman (coxswain)), 3. Texas A (14:12.219), 4. Washington State B (14:17.219) ) (Liz Beck (bow), Kasia Rademacher, Hannah deVos, Corinna Sharick, Mollie McCabe, Crystal Martin, Allie Reilly, Rachel McNeil (stroke), Heidi Kim (cox)), 5. Iowa A (14:18.311), 6. Oklahoma A (14:33.504), 7. Tulsa A (14:34.700), 8. Texas C (14:37.281), 9. Texas B (14:47.292), 10. Kansas State A (14:51.865), 11. Oklahoma B (14:55.632), 12. Iowa B (15:01.016).
Women's Collegiate Four (Top 12) 1. Texas B (15:15.137), 2. Stanford A (15:31.076), 3. Texas A (15:32.542), 4. Washington State A (15:34.287) (Kasia Rademacher, Allie Reilly, Corinna Sharick, Sarah Powell (stroke), Lexie Ryman (cox)), 5. Tulsa A (15:43.137), 6. Washington State B (15:45.752) (Hannah deVos, Crystal Martin, Mollie McCabe, Rachel McNeil (stroke), Heidi Kim (cox)), 7. Texas (15:52.698), 8. Oklahoma A (:57.864), 9. Tulsa B (16:01.322), 10. Kansas State A (16:10.392), 11. Tulsa C (16:11.112), 12. Texas D (16:16.835).