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Four Lion Rigs Advance to Grand Finals

Men's Varsity Four
Men's Varsity Four

April 28, 2012

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GOLD RIVER, Calif. - All four men's and women's Lion boats competing in preliminary heats at the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships Saturday advanced to Sunday's Grand Finals at Lake Natoma in Gold River, Calif.

The lone women's race for LMU on Saturday was the varsity eight. The Lions finished third in their heat in a time of 7:12.0 behind first-place Sacramento State (6:48.6) and second-place Stanford (6:50.7). Sunday's Grand Final will include LMU, Sacramento State, Gonzaga, Saint Mary's, Stanford and UC Davis.

LMU's men competed in a trio of preliminary heats on Saturday, placing second in their heat in both the varsity four (6:59.5) and pair (7:25.3), while also placing third in the novice four (7:15.9). Sunday's varsity four Grand Final will include LMU, Lewis & Clark, Western Washington, UCLA, Cal and Long Beach State. The field for the novice four Grand Final includes LMU, Western Washington, Orange Coast College, UC Davis, Seattle Pacific and Sacramento State. In the pair Grand Final, LMU will race against Humboldt State, Seattle, Chapman, Cal and San Diego State.

LMU SATURDAY RESULTS
Men's Novice Four - Heat 1
1. Western Washington, 7:10.4
2. UC Davis, 7:12.0
3. LMU, 7:15.9
4. Willamette, 7:17.1
5. UC Santa Barbara, 7:32.5
6. UCLA, 7:36.4
7. Pacific, 8:24.7
LMU Lineup - Allie Shorin (cox), Jordan Lang, Caleb Nyberg, Michael Morehart, Jeremy Burke

Women's Varsity Eight DI/Open - Heat 1
1. Sacramento State, 6:48.6
2. Stanford, 6:50.7
3. LMU, 7:12.0
4. Santa Clara, 7:30.3

Men's Varsity Four - Heat 2
1. Western Washington, 6:54.0
2. LMU 6:59.5
3. Cal, 7:01.5
4. UC Santa Barbara, 7:16.5
LMU Lineup - Jennifer Sonnier (cox), Brett Buettner, Robert Thames, Brendan Henderson, Glen Akiona

Men's Pair - Heat 2
1. Seattle, 7:23.9
2. LMU, 7:25.3
3. Cal, 7:53.3
4. Pacific, 8:05.5
5. Long Beach State, 8:31.9
LMU Lineup - Jovan Flores, Mark Laurence

LMU SUNDAY SCHEDULE
Women's Varsity Four DI/Open GRAND FINAL
Sacramento State, Gonzaga, LMU, Saint Mary's, San Diego State

Men's Novice Four GRAND FINAL
Western Washington, Orange Coast College, UC Davis, Seattle Pacific, LMU, Sacramento State

Men's Pair GRAND FINAL
Humboldt State, Seattle, LMU, Chapman, Cal, San Diego State

Men's Varsity Four GRAND FINAL
Lewis & Clark, Western Washington, UCLA, LMU, Cal, Long Beach State

Women's Second Varsity Eight D1/Open GRAND FINAL
Gonzaga, Sacramento State, LMU, San Diego State, Saint Mary's

Women's Varsity Eight D1/Open GRAND FINAL
Sacramento State, Gonzaga, Saint Mary's, Stanford, LMU, UC Davis

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