Photo by: Ken Grosse/UCSD Athletics
UCSD Rowing Heads to Rancho Cordova for WIRA Championships
Release: Thursday 04/27/2017 

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. - The University of California San Diego men's rowing team is set to compete at the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association (WIRA) Championships Saturday and Sunday, April 29-30, on Lake Natoma outside of Sacramento.

The Tritons will be racing in five events - Varsity 8, Second Varsity 8, Third Varsity 8, Varsity 4 and Novice 4. Live video and results are both available.

On Saturday at 8:10 a.m, UC San Diego will launch its first boat of the regatta in heat two of the Varsity 8 race against UC Santa Barbara, UC Davis, UCLA, Western Washington, Washington State and Long Beach State.

At 9:10 a.m, the Tritons will send out two crews (Second V8 and Third V8) in heat two of the Second Varsity 8 event versus UC Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Western Washington and Oregon.

The Varsity 4 boat will hit the water at 11:10 a.m to race against Oregon, Chapman, Lewis and Clark, Washington State and UC Santa Barbara in heat four.

The Novice 4 begins its race at 1:40 p.m in heat 3 versus Puget Sound, Humboldt State, Arizona State, Long Beach State and UCLA.

The Second and Third V8 crews compete in the Petite Final later on Saturday. The Varsity 4 races its semifinals and the Novice 4 races its third and petite finals on Saturday also. All other finals will take place on Sunday.

Last season, UCSD advanced three boats to the Grand Finals. The Novice 8 and two Second Varsity 8 crews earned berths by placing third, second and first in each of their heats. UC San Diego "A" finished second and UC San Diego "B" finished third in the Second Varsity 8 Grand Final.

Schedule of Events
Saturday, April 29
8:10 a.m - Varsity 8 Heat 2
9:10 a.m - Second/Third Varsity 8 Heat 2
11:10 a.m - Varsity 4 Heat 4
1:40 p.m - Novice 4 Heat 3
2:20 p.m - Second/Third Varsity 8 Petite Final
3:20 p.m - Varsity 4 Semi 1
3:30 p.m - Varsity 4 Semi 2
4:30 p.m - Novice 4 Third Final
4:40 p.m - Novice 4 Petite Final

Sunday, April 30
8:00 a.m - Varsity 8 Third Final
8:20 a.m - Varsity 8 Petite Final
8:40 a.m - Varsity 8 Grand Final
9:20 a.m - Second/Third Varsity 8 Grand Final
10:10 a.m - Varsity 4 Grand Final
12:00 p.m - Novice 4 Grand Final

Boat Lineups
Varsity 8: coxswain Isa Batki, Hank WongAlec PettySean CallaghanJason GermainGibb AnellaTynan RodgerSteven BoltonMicah Adelsohn

Second Varsity 8: coxswain Lily OuyangRyan NewburyDaniel MahanMatt ThalkenAlexei SebaldGabriel LaneGreg CoffmanKenneth PaddenCarson West

Third Varsity 8: coxswain Rina PatelKevin ChangAnthony MorrellVictor De CosSean ReynoldsNick BaltarBryan BrennanNicholas GennaroKeith Mielke

Varsity 4: coxswain Elizabeth SchmedingMichael LandheerAdrian DinescuAndy MarshallAnthony Chivetta

Novice 4: coxswain Mark AshWilliam StockAndrew ShinMathias TucunduvaGarrett Locher


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