GOLD RIVER, Calif. – The Sacramento State women's rowing team competed in three races, highlighted by a seventh place finish in the collegiate novice eight, at the Head of the American Saturday morning at Lake Natoma.
Today marked the first of two fall regattas the Hornets will compete, including next weekend's Newport Autumn Rowing Festival in Newport Beach, Calif.
Today's racing took place over a three-mile course with a time trial start format. Sacramento State competed two boats in the novice collegiate eight event (17-boat field), three boats in the collegiate pair (18-boat field) and three more entries in the collegiate four (23-boat field).
In the novice collegiate eight, Sacramento State's A boat raced to a sixth-place time of 20:43.7, and the team's B boat finished ninth with a time of 21:23.9. The top three finishers in the race were Stanford (17:20.7), Cal A (18:27.4) and USC (18:58.2).
In the collegiate pair, boats from Stanford, Cal and Washington made up the top 11 places, followed by Sacramento State A boat's 12th place time of 21:34.6. Hornet boats also placed 14th (C boat went 22:01.2) and 15th (B boat went 22:18.2).
In the collegiate four, Sacramento State placed 14th (A boat went 19:58.9), 15th (B boat went 20:03.7) and 20th (C boat went 20:44.1).
Sacramento State wraps up its fall portion of the schedule on Sunday, Nov. 6, when the team travels to Newport Beach, Calif., to take part in the Newport Autumn Rowing Festival.
SACRAMENTO STATE LINEUPS
WOMEN'S COLLEGIATE PAIRS
A: Karoline Sly and Sarah Pivonka
B: Caitlin Brennan and Alexus Higa
C: Michelle Evers and Alexandra Santella
WOMEN'S COLLEGIATE FOURS
A: c - Shelley Zakskorn, s - Antonia Dendrinos, 3 - Sadeeka Dosu, 2 – Adrian Jackson, b - Noelle Giddens
B: c - Socheata Guimond, s - Erika Busch, 3 - Jessica Smith, 2 - Alyssa Padberg, b - Ana Fletcher
C: c - Alyssa Reyna, s - Ashley Ferko, 3 - Malissa Broughton, 2 - Hannah Silberberg, b - Ildelisa Mora
WOMEN'S COLLEGIATE NOVICE EIGHT
A: c - Katie Collins, s - Kim Gross, 7 - Kloey Glass, 6 - Carly Hartman, 5 - Katie Koehler, 4 - Rosie Kloh, 3 - Andrea Mueller, Yesenia Miranda, b - Whitney Dellafosse
B: c - Maggie Liss, s - Desiree Drab Munoz, 7 - Breanna Odneal, 6 - Emilie Williams, 5 - Tawnya Curfman, 4 - Kaileigh Ruiz, 3 - Kaitlyn Covello, 2 - Elizabeth Schneider, b - Alyssa Williams