Novice 8+ and Varsity 4+ take 1st in annual Causeway Classic Cup with Sacramento State University on May 6, 2017
Novice 8+ wins GOLD at 2017 San Diego Crew Classic
The Novice 8+ took first place in their Saturday heat, finishing 13 seconds ahead of second place crew, Humbolt State. They then attacked the Grand Final on Sunday, finishing with a boat length of open water on second place crew Orange Coast College.
The Varsity 8+ took first in petite finals after suffering a broken rigger during their heat cost them their ticket to the Grand Final. The team also entered a Varsity 4+ for the first time and we had an Alumni boat entered for the second year in a row. For full race results from the exciting weekend, click here.
International Women's Day 2017
The image of our UC Davis Women's Varsity 8+ was selected to represent North America as one of seven winners in the #internationalwomensday photo contest by World Rowing. One entry was selected from each continent. See the winning entries: http://www.worldrowing.com/news/rowing-success-for-international-women-day
Aggies take first at Head of the Lagoon
This year's novice crew is starting their season off with some hardware! Women's Novice 4+ took the gold and the Novice 8+ took the bronze.
Novice 8+ takes GOLD at ACRA 2016
After a crazy season, the Novice and Varsity teams proved themselves against the tough competition in Gainesville, GA over Memorial Day Weekend. The Novice 8+ clenched GOLD and the title of National Champions, two seconds ahead of second place team Colorado. The Varsity 4+ finished 6th in Grand Finals, and our first ever Varsity Pair (the infamous UC Davis Women's Pair) took 2nd in the B Final.
Find all the weekend's results here.
We LOVE our Coxswains!
In honor of US Rowing's third annual Coxswain Appreciation Week on May 1st through May 7th, the team presented Lauren and Alice with personalized t-shirts signed by the Varsity and novice crews with messages of encouragement and appreciation. Big congratulations to Alice, who was recognized as runner-up in the #CoxieAppreciation social media campaign as a "Coxswain who keeps their cool"! Read about it here.
Varsity 4+ takes 5th at WIRAs, Novice 4+ takes 6th
The Varsity and Novice crews gave it their all against some tough competition at the 2016 Western Intercollegiate Rowing Championships at Sac State Aquatic Center on April 30th and May 1st. The Novice 4+ finished in 6th in their Grand Final following UC Irvine and ahead of Cal Lightweights. The Varsity 4+ finished 5th in their Grand Final following UC Irvine and ahead of UC Santa Barbara.
Find the all the race results from the weekend here.
Athletes Dawn Red Shirts in Preparation for WIRAs
In the annual tradition, athletes wore their red UC Davis shirts to practice every day of the week, inspiring aggression and unity against the common cause of beating the other teams at WIRA. The team came together for an intense week of practice leading up to the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Championships at Sac State Aquatic Center on April 30th through May 1st.
Alumni join the Varsity & Novice teams at 2016 San Diego Crew Classic
The Varsity 8+ took fifth in Grand Finals just behind UC Irvine on Sunday, April 3rd. The Novice 8+ took 2nd place only to UC Santa Barbara after a less than typical rolling start due to windy conditions.
After several years, we were fortunate to have a rock solid group of alumni join us this year to compete and represent UC Davis in the Women’s Alumni category.
Varsity starts the year at Head of American
Results: | V8+ 20:28 | V4+(A) 24:33 | V4+(B) 27:05 |
Sunday, May 24th, UC Davis's Women's Novice four claimed the silver with a time of 8:00.23 at the American Collegiate Rowing Association.
Following the US Military Academy at West Point (7.48.20) and came in ahead of University of New Hampshire (8:02.73).
JV8 Brings Home the Bronze at WIRA
Sunday, April 26th, coming from behind in lane 6, UC Davis's Women's JV8+ stole the bronze with a time of 7:42.1 at the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships.
Following UC San Diego (7.35.8) and came in ahead of Western Washington University (7:47.1).