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Tritons Gain Confidence at Sacramento State Invite
Release: Monday 03/16/2013 
by UCSD

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The UC San Diego women's crew team traveled north to compete in the Sacramento State Invitational on Saturday.

UCSD went up against crews from Portland, Humboldt State, Saint Mary's, Sonoma State, Mills College and Sacramento State.

The Tritons found themselves in the middle of the pack for the majority of the regatta.

"We were able to put a good race together," said UCSD head coach Colin Truex. "We were much better than two weeks ago in Long Beach."

The day was highlighted by the JV boat in the opening event as it came in ahead of both Humboldt State boats as well as Division I Saint Mary's.

The varsity eight also finished ahead of Humboldt State, the reigning Division II champions, by six seconds.

"All and all, we had a great day," said Truex. "Going into exam week and spring break, we really needed to finish this portion of our season with good racing and we did."

The Tritons head to Western Washington on Friday, March 29 to face the Vikings before taking part in the Cascade Spirits in Tacoma, Wash., on Saturday, March 30.

"We're back at it in a couple of weeks and we will see Humboldt State up at Western Washington, so we'll get to see how we've progressed over this time," said Truex.

RESULTS
Second Varsity Eight
1) Sacramento State - 7:04.4
2) Portland - 7:07.4
3) UC San Diego - 7:13.8
4) Humboldt State - 7:21.5
5) Saint Mary's - 7:24.3
6) Humboldt State B - 7:47.2

Varsity Eight
1) Sacramento State - 6:50.8
2) Saint Mary's - 6:54.6
3) Portland - 6:57.0
4) UC San Diego - 7:00.7
5) Humboldt State - 7:06.2
6) Sonoma State - 7:48.8
7) Mills College - 7:51.8

Second Novice Eight
1) Sacramento State - 7:36.8
2) Humboldt State -7:56.4

Novice Eight
1) Sacramento State - 7:17.7
2) Humboldt State - 7:21.9
3) Portland - 7:26.4
4) UC San Diego - 7:30.6
5) Sacramento State B - 803.6
6) Mills College - 8:22.1

Varsity Four
1) Saint Mary's - 7:41.1
2) Humboldt State -7:55.0
3) UC San Diego - 8:15.7
4) Sacramento State - 8:16.7
5) Portland - 8:20.2

Novice Four
1) Portland - 7:54.0
2) Saint Mary's - 8:25.7
3) Sacramento State B- 8:37.3
4) Humboldt State -8:38.3
5) Sacramento State A- 8:47.5
6) Mills College -9:02.0
7) UC San Diego - 9:09.7

Second Varsity Four
1) UC San Diego - 8:03.4
2) Saint Mary's - 8:04.1
3) Humboldt State - 8:06.9
4) Sacramento State - 8:09.2
5) Humboldt State B - 8:26.0

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