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WIRA 2011: Round-up

The Beach is wrapping up the 2011 spring racing season this month. The 2011 Western Intercollegiate Rowing Assoc. Championship regatta was a challenge, yet rewarding event for all the athletes. 17 MPH winds (30 MPH gusts) brushed through the course on Friday and during heats on Saturday with chilling weather in the low 40’s. Here are the highlights.

The Men’s Varsity 4+ finished 6th in the petite final for a 12th place on the west coast ranking. The Men’s Pair got 3rd in their petites for a 9th place west coast ranking. Both the Women’s Varsity and Novice 4+ finished 1st in their petite finals for a 7th place west coast ranking.

The Women’s Lightweight 4+ was in the grand final on Sunday morning placing 6th in the conference.

See the results at