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Men’s rowing, lightweight women head to IRAs

Both Stanford men’s and lightweight women’s rowing will head up to Lake Natoma, California, just north of Sacramento, to take part in the Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championships this upcoming weekend. The No. 10 men will field the first, second and third varsity eight while the No. 1 women’s lightweight rowing program searches for their third…

Rowing prepares for Pac-12 championships

The postseason begins this weekend for the Stanford men and women’s rowing teams. The No. 10-ranked men’s team and No. 8-ranked women’s team will travel to Lake Natoma, just outside of Sacramento, to compete in in the Pac-12 Championships. The third varsity eight race will commence at 10:15 a.m., followed by the second varsity eight race…

West Coast regattas bring success for Stanford rowing

Stanford rowing had a jam-packed weekend of competitions – both men’s and women’s – as the Cardinal competed in regattas along the West Coast, posting strong performances all around. The men’s and women’s lightweight teams traveled south to compete in the San Diego Crew Classic, where Stanford’s varsity eight placed third in Sunday’s Grand Final of the Copely Cup. The No. 10 women’s varsity eight (4-1) stayed in the Bay Area and ultimately defeated No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes at the Pac-12 Challenge at Redwood Shores.

Erging for a cause

In the Ford Center at 4 p.m. on March 9, there are no basketball players in the basketball gym. Instead there are 30 to 40 erg machines scattered on the court, and a litany of men’s and women’s rowers warming up on the sidelines. All of them are wearing gray tank tops emblazoned with the Latin…