UCF Rowers to Face Top Competition at Windermere Classic

April 13, 2007

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ORLANDO, Fla. (www.UCFAthletics.com) - Putting its recent national rankings on the line, the UCF women's rowing team travels to California to compete against top competition at the fifth annual Windermere Real Estate Classic hosted by Stanford from Saturday, April 14 through Sunday, April 15.

The 20 collegiate squads invited to the event will compete in Henley-style racing, a two-boat race modeled after the historical Henley Royal Regatta in Henley-on-the Thames, England. The Knights' are slated to race varsity eight, second varsity eight, lightweight eight, varsity four and novice eight boats over the two days.

The No. 12 varsity eight opens the regatta against No. 14 Washington State on Saturday morning then races No. 8 UCLA in the afternoon before taking on No. 19 Washington on Sunday. Both the second varsity eight and varsity four compete against the same three schools.

UCF's No. 5 lightweight eight kicks off its competition in a rematch with No. 1 Princeton, which defeated the Knights at Lake Carnegie a week ago. They then go head-to-head against No. 7 Stanford and No. 13 Loyola.

The novice eight is schedule for two races. The first is Friday evening against UCLA followed by one on Saturday against Washington State.

A live feed of all races along with live results can be found at www.jamcotimes.com.

For the latest news and information on the Knights, tickets or apparel log on to www.ucfathletics.com - the official site for UCF varsity sports.

Varsity Eight
Cox: Katie Chapman, Stroke: Caitlin Pauls, 7: Krystina Sarff, 6: Stephanie Pauls, 5: Tara Rogers, 4: Tanis Franchuk, 3: Melissa Westhoff, 2: Stephanie Adams, Bow: Erin Riegel

Second Varsity Eight
Cox: Erika Venza, Stroke: Robin Capers, 7: Brittney Kusner, 6: Erika Frantz, 5: Eleni Roussos, 4: Danielle Leen, 3: Erin Bernier, 2: Meagan Harrell, Bow: Pamela Wall

Varsity Four
Cox: Anne Marie Rossi, Stroke: Jordynn Pauls, 3: Katie Fulton, 2: Laura Bacci, Bow: Jessica Veeneman

Novice Eight
Cox: Jen Torrent, Stroke: Samantha Sarff, 7: Lauren Hampson, 6: Jessi Bals, 5: Liz Langdon, 4: Beth Hendrian, 3: Nicole Hoag, 2: Chelsea Rice, Bow: Chelsey Walter.

Varsity Lightweight 8
Cox: Tori Ryan, Stroke: Lauren Schueler, 7: Taylor Wiatt, 6: Megan Mitchell, 5: Celeste Brown, 4: Morgan Bell, 3: Kathleen Noble, 2: Jana Read, Bow: Michelle Carter