Cavallo and Presten cruised to victory in a time of 6:59.57, nearly six seconds in front of the second place boat. The win propelled the duo and their teammates to an automatic spot on the Team USA U-23 roster. They will now have the opportunity to compete in the U-23 World Championships at Varese, Itay.
Two other Stanford lightweights were in action on Tuesday. Katherine Christel and Jackie Huddle saw their run come to an end in the rep of the Ltwt B 2x event. The duo took second with a time of 7:34.23 to just miss out on making the finals. Stanford openweight Nancy Miles won the race with a time of 7:24.05.
That concludes the racing action for the Stanford lightweights at the U-23 World Championship Trials. Stay tuned to GoStanford.com for updates from the U-23 World Championships July 21-27.