ROWING CONCLUDES FALL SEASON WITH FIRST-PLACE FINISH AT THE HEAD OF THE LAGOON

ROWING CONCLUDES FALL SEASON WITH FIRST-PLACE FINISH AT THE HEAD OF THE LAGOON

Head of the Lagoon results

FOSTER CITY, Calif. -- The Sacramento State women's rowing squad competed in one event at the Head of the Lagoon on Saturday morning, and raced to a first-place finish in the Collegiate Novice Eight. The race marked the conclusion of the fall schedule for the Hornets.

Saturday's racing took place on a five-kilometer course with a time trial format. Sacramento State traveled just two boats to the event, and both of those entries competed in the Collegiate Novice Eight.

The Hornets' A boat placed first with a time of 21:44.4, finishing ahead of five others in the six-boat field. Sacramento State's winning time was just two-tenths of a second faster than Humboldt State (21:44.6), followed by UC Davis (23:11.7), Saint Mary's (23:58.5), Sacramento State's B boat (24:04.1) and UC Davis B (26:13.5). Cal and Saint Mary's were supposed to be compete, but both scratched before the race.

The Hornets' novice eight took home second place in last year's event before improving on that mark today.

Complete results can be found by clicking here or on the link above the story. Sacramento State's lineups from today's racing can be found below.

With the fall schedule of races concluded, the Hornets will not compete again until opening the spring schedule on March 9 when they host the Sacramento State Invitational on Lake Natoma. A total of seven schools will compete at the annual regatta, which coincides with the Hornets' spring opener each season.

NOVICE EIGHT A
cox - Jalen Rodgers, stroke - Megan Hynes, 7 - Erin Chelini, 6 - Megan Woodside, 5 - Megan Presnall, 4 - Sara Vysotsky, 3 - Natalie Banford, 2 - Helaina Salas, bow - Taylor Miranda

NOVICE EIGHT B
cox - Sarah Logan, stroke - Hana Ye, 7 - Jala Rodgers, 6 - Dianna Akesh, 5 - Yelena Melnik, 4 - Brianna Harris, 3 - Ryan Shaw, 2 - Jazlynn Salgado, bow - Natalie Rade