PORTLAND, Ore. – (Oct. 30) Seattle University rowing opened the 2017-18 season at the Portland Fall Classic, racing three boats on the Willamette River.
The Redhawks' novice 8+ earned a big win in their race, besting Portland by nearly a minute on the 5000 meter course.
Seattle U's varsity 8+ had a solid first outing, finishing third to Oregon State and Portland in a time of 20:16.727. The Redhawks' varsity 4+ took fourth in a close finish with Portland. Seattle U's time was 23:50.451 on the 5000 meter course.
The Redhawks return to action on Sunday, Nov. 5, competing in the Head of the Lake on Lake Washington. A full schedule of events can be found here.
Portland Fall Classic Results – Willamette River
1. Oregon State, 18:09.227
2. Portland, 18:54.185
3. Seattle U, 20:16.727
SU Lineup - C: Hana Stusser, 1: Casey Sagarang, 2: Caitlin Mitchell, 3: Mikaelyn Blanding, 4: Mary Sloan Beger, 5: Jessie Dirks, 6: Alexandra Schulte, 7: Annika Sohlberg, 8: Elsa Derrickson
1. Oregon State 'A', 21:31.933
2. Oregon State 'B', 21:59.186
3. Portland, 23:36.485
4. Seattle U, 23:50.451