REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – The PAC-12 Challenge wrapped up on Sunday with the Stanford lightweight rowing team sending two boats up against the Cal openweight squad.
The varsity eight was the first to race and wound up losing to Cal by 4.6 seconds. The Stanford boat crossed the finish line in a time of 6:57.10.
The second varsity eight also dropped its race against Cal after closing out the weekend with a time of 7:29.60.
For the entire weekend Stanford competed in four races, the first competitive action of the 2014 spring season for the Cardinal.
Stanford will head to San Diego next weekend to race in the San Diego Crew Classic. The prelims for the lightweights is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Saturday. The finals will take place Sunday at 11:50 a.m.
Redwood Shores, Calif.
March 30, 2014
1. Cal Openweights – 6:52.50
2. Stanford – 6:57.10
Second Varsity Eight
1. Cal Openweights – 7:17.60
2. Stanford – 7:29.60