For the third straight year, neither the Cardinal men nor women could surpass Washington rowing at the Pac-12 championships. Both Stanford teams left with top-three finishes, though, after a rainy day of racing at California’s Lake Natoma.
Over this weekend, the Stanford sailing team will tack against the wind at the PCCSC Coed Conference Championship. Meanwhile, the Stanford men’s rowing team will find itself at Redwood Shores on Saturday to compete against arch-nemesis Berkeley.
Cardinal boats ranged from ocean to ocean over the weekend, as sailing and rowing won a combined three of four competitions.
Over the weekend both women’s rowing teams continued their seasons with regattas on opposite sides of the country. The women’s rowing team rowed in the Lake Natoma Invitational in Sacramento, while the lightweight team traveled to New Jersey for the annual Knecht Cup. Both teams emerged with several victories after two full days of races.
Last weekend, all three Stanford rowing teams came home with hardware to show for their hard work. The No. 1 lightweight varsity eight remains undefeated in spring competitions with its narrow victory in the Pacific Coast Rowing Championships. At the Pac-12 championships, No. 6 women’s rowing brought home the silver medal in the varsity eight,…
Thirty-seven Stanford students and alumni will be competing in the next couple of weeks in the London 2012 Olympic Games, leading to hopes of yet another large medal haul for the Cardinal. Here we present some of the potential highlights for Stanford fans, focusing on the teams and athletes most likely to be able to bring home gold based on past success:
The women’s rowing team kicked off the fall season in style this weekend at the Head of the Oklahoma Regatta, as the varsity eight boat won the Collegiate Eight competition with the fastest time of the day before watching the varsity four earn a Night Sprint win by two-hundredths of a second.
Stanford was one of 16 schools invited to the NCAA Women’s Rowing Championships yesterday. The No. 3 Cardinal is one of the five Pac-10 schools headed to the championships May 27-29 on Lake Natoma in Gold River, Calif. The other Pac-10 competitors are Cal, USC, Washington and Washington State.