Women of Troy Race Past San Diego State to Open 2016

    The Trojans' varsity eight finished with an open-water victory in Mission Bay today.

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    Feb. 28, 2016

    SAN DIEGO -- The USC women's rowing team collected a four-boat sweep of San Diego State on the waters of Mission Bay to open the 2016 season on Sunday, Feb 28. The Women of Troy claimed open-water victories with three eights and a four to knock off the Aztecs.

    The varsity eight won by more than 15 seconds, 5:19.58 to 5:35.20, while the varsity four produced the largest margin of the day with a 6:03.44 to 6:31.51 finish. The Trojans' second varsity eight posted a time of 5:31.87 to the Aztecs' 5:51.42 and the third varsity eight crossed the line with a 5:55.29 time to SDSU's 6:10.70.

    The Women of Troy will spend the month of March training before they return to Mission Bay on April 2-3 (Saturday-Sunday) for the 43rd annual San Diego Crew Classic.

    For more information on USC women's rowing and a complete schedule, please visit USCTrojans.com, and follow @USCWomensRowing on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

    USC vs. SAN DIEGO STATE
    Mission Bay | San Diego, Calif.
    Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016

    RESULTS and BOATINGS

    VARSITY EIGHT VARSITY FOUR 2nd VARSITY EIGHT 3rd VARSITY EIGHT
    1 5:19.58 USC 1 6:03.44 USC 1 5:31.87 USC 1 5:55.29 USC
    2 5:35.20 SDSU 2 6:31.51 SDSU 2 5:51.42 SDSU 2 6:10.70 SDSU
                           
    USC 1V8 USC 1V4 USC 2V8 USC 3V8
    Bow Sasha Varekova Bow Sofia Sobotta Bow Ida Gørtz Jacobsen Bow Marina Coskinas
    2 Krete Koovit 2 Erika Blumberga 2 Sofie Mikkelsen 2 Emily McRight
    3 Radka Novotnikova 3 Kendall Sinosky 3 Sara Bilimoria 3 Barbara Klavin
    4 Athina Angelopoulou Stk Marliis Reinkort 4 Katie Hubert 4 Brooke Downes
    5 Keret Einaste Cox Chloe Chrysikopoulos 5 Isabel Fitter 5 Kate Melberg
    6 Chloe Brew     6 Lindsay Gibson 6 Madison Knight
    7 Madara Strautmane     7 Miona Mitrovic 7 Katherine Plaxe
    Stk Krisztina Gyimes     Stk Dorottya Bene Stk Kamali Houston
    Cox Kaelyn Ibold     Cox Pecko Lin Cox Ashley Hensel