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Cougars Garner Split In Windermere Collegiate Crew Classic
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Courtesy: Washington State Athletics
Release: 03/27/2004
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March 27, 2004

Redwood Shores, Calif. - The Washington State women's rowing varsity eight and second varsity eight defeated Cornell and just missed knocking off No. 7 Virginia in a dual regatta Saturday in the Windermere Collegiate Crew Classic. The Cougars' novice eight and third varsity eight earned top finishes in the Daffodil Cup in Tacoma, Wash., Saturday.

For the Windermere Collegiate Crew Classic, which featured top rowing programs from throughout the country, the Cougars squared off against Cornell and Virginia University. The varsity eight and second varsity eight each raced once against each team. In the Cougars first race of the day the varsity eight finished with a time of 6:38.81 in the 2000 meter race, beating Cornell by over three seconds.

The Cougars' second varsity eight rowed a time of 6:43.33 while Cornell's second varsity eight finished with a time of 6:46.03.

In the second varsity eight race of the day, the Cougars faced a strong Virginia team who snuck past the Cougars with a time of 6:40.20 to WSU's 6:43.92 in the 2000 meter race.

For the final race of the day, the Cavaliers' second varsity eight defeated WSU's second varsity eight with a time of 6:53.00. The Cougars rowed a time of 6:58.60.

"It's been a great weekend so far, the learning curve has been immense," WSU Head Coach Jane LaRiviere said of her first day of action in the Windermere Collegiate Crew Classic. "Cornell was a good start and I'm pleased with how we competed against Virginia. We look forward to getting back at it tomorrow."

Races begin tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. where the Cougars will compete against No. 8 Michigan State. For a complete recap of all the day's results click here.

American Lake, Wash. - For the Daffodil Cup, where the Cougars competed against Pacific Lutheran University, Lewis and Clark, Western Washington, Evergreen State College, and Puget Sound University, the Cougars won their first race and took second in their other race amidst rough racing conditions.

For the second varsity eight event the Cougars had the novice eight boat and third varsity eight boat compete with the novice eight boat winning the 2000 meter race with a time of 7:59.1. The Cougars' third varsity eight squad rowed a time of 8:01.0 to earn second place.

In the first novice eight event the Cougars' second novice eight competed and took second with a time of 9:11.7. Evergreen State College won the race with a time of 8:57.3.

"It was a great experience for all three boats, especially for how early it is in the season,"WSU Novice Coach Vita Scaglione said of the Daffodil Cup. "We're excited to get back to train for the Husky Invite and the San Diego Crew Classic."

WSU returns to action when the Cougars' varsity eight, second varsity eight and novice eight travel to San Diego, Calif., for the San Diego Crew Classic, April 3 & 4 at Mission Bay. The Cougars varsity four and second novice eight travel to Seattle, Wash., for the Husky Invitational April 3.

Windermere Collegiate Crew Classic
WSU vs. Cornell Dual
March 27, 2004
Redwood Shores
All races 2000m
Final Results

Varsity Eight: WSU 6:38.81, Cornell 6:42.01

Second Varsity Eight: WSU 6:43.33, Cornell 6:46.03

Windermere Collegiate Crew Classic
WSU vs. Virginia Dual
March 27, 2004
Redwood Shores
All races 2000m
Final Results

Varsity Eight: Virginia 6:40.20, WSU 6:43.92

Second Varsity Eight: Virginia 6:53.00, WSU 6:58.60

Daffodil Cup
March 27, 2004
American Lake
All races 2000m
Final Results

Second Varsity Eight Race: 1. WSU-(novice eight) 7:59.1, 2. WSU-(third varsity eight) 8:01.0, 3. UPS 8:08.0, 4. WWU 8:27.0, 5. L&C 8:38.0, 6. PLU 8:38.3.

Novice Eight Race: 1. ESC 8:57.3, 2. WSU-(second novice eight) 9:11.7, 3. WWU 9:35.4, 4. L&C 9:37.4, 5. UPS 9:58.9.

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