April 6, 2013
The University of Minnesota women’s rowing novice team opened competition at the 40th San Diego Crew Classic on picturesque Mission Bay in San Diego, Calif., Saturday, with the Minnesota A boat finishing second in the first heat of the novice event with a time of 7:14.34 to advance to the Grand Final Sunday at 1:10 p.m. CT.
The Gophers finished second to California, who won the event in 7:02.91, while coming in ahead of USC, Orange Coast College, San Diego State A, Sacramento State and San Diego State B in the first heat.
Minnesota’s Second Novice Eight competed in Heat C, posting a time of 7:31.47 to finish fifth.
San Diego Crew Classic Results:
Women’s Collegiate Novice A
Cal – 7:02.91
Minnesota A – 7:14.34
USC – 7:19.10
OCC – 7:33.45
SDSU A – 7:33.84
Sac State B – 7:41.31
SDSU B – 7:56.49
Women’s Collegiate Novice C
Washington – 6:57.70
Virginia – 7:15.78
Texas A – 7:26.66
Sac State B – 7:29.83
Minnesota B – 7:31.47
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