March 19-20, 2005
Redwood Shores, CA - Stanford's Lighweight Rowing team kick-started their spring season with a fast weekend of racing. In the annual Stanford-California duel, Stanford's Varsity 8 and Varsity 4 won by margins of over 29 seconds, with the Cardinal Novice 8 showing an impressive last 1000 meters, but missing out on a win by 2.5 seconds.
Rancho Cordova, CA - At the WCC Challenge, Stanford's Varsity 8 again showed solid speed, beating the Loyola-Marymount Lightweight 8. Stanford's Novices finished second, ahead of St. Mary's and behind Sacramento State. The JV 8 finished behind Sacramento State in a time of 7:48.5.
Stanford vs Cal
V Lt 8: Stanford 7:48.7 Cal 8:28.3
V Lt 4: Stanford 10:16.8 Cal 10:58.5
N Lt 8: Cal 8:41.4 Stanford 8:43.9
West Coast Conference Challenge
Sacramento State N8 8:02.0 Stanford Lightweight N8 8:15.0 St. Mary's N8 8:28.2
Sacramento State JV8 7:59.0 Stanford Lighweight V8 8:07.6
Stanford Lightweight V8 7:08.0 Loyola-Marymount Lightweight V8 7:26.0
Sacramento State N8 7:24.1 Stanford Lightweight JV 8 7:48.5