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Freshman 8
Tritons Earn Three Victories at Stanford Invitational
Release: Saturday 04/19/2014 
by UCSD

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. - The UC San Diego men's rowing team took part in the Stanford Invitational Friday and Saturday on Redwood Shores Lagoon, racing against the host as well as crews from Cal, Santa Clara, UC Davis and the University of San Diego.

Saturday, UCSD recorded three victories in six races.

The Varsity 8 topped UC Davis, coming in with a time of 6:35.5 to the Aggies' 7:15.1. The Tritons' 2nd Varsity 8 defeated Santa Clara, crossing the finish line in 6:26.9, well ahead of the Broncos' time of 6:32.3. The Freshman 8 boat was also a winner over UC Davis, clocking a 6:39.4. UCD had a time of 6:50.4.

USD won Varsity 8 and 2nd Varsity 8 races against UCSD, while Cal defeated the Tritons in a Freshman 8 match-up.  

On Friday, UCSD went up against 13th-ranked Stanford in Varsity 8, 2nd Varsity 8 and Freshman 8 races. The Cardinal took all three, posting a winning time of 6:23.7 to the Tritons' 6:44.1 in the Varsity 8 event.

Friday's races took place in the evening, with crews facing 20 mph headwinds and choppy water.

UC San Diego competes at the Western Invitational in Rancho Cordova on Saturday, May 17.

Friday, April 18
Varsity 8
1. Stanford 6:23.7
2. UCSD 6:44.1

2nd Varsity 8
1. Stanford 6:44.5
2. UCSD 7:05.2

Freshman 8
1. Stanford 6:33.9
2. UCSD 6:37.4

Saturday, April 19
Varsity 8
1. USD 6:08.0
2. UCSD 6:11.6

1. UCSD 6:35.5
2. UC Davis 7:15.1

Second Varsity 8
1. USD 6:26.9
2. UCSD 6:33.5

1. UCSD 6:26.9
2. Santa Clara 6:32.3

Freshman 8
1. UCSD 6:39.4
2. UC Davis 6:50.4

1. Cal 6:18.2
2. UCSD 6:38.1

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