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SDSU shows team depth with top two finishes in open and novice eights

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November 13, 2016 (San Diego) - The San Diego State rowing team participated in the San Diego Fall Classic this morning where they saw boats in the top two spots in each race. The regatta was hosted by the San Diego Rowing Club on Mission Bay.

SDSU participated in both the women’s open eight as well as the women’s novice eight on Sunday. For the three boats in the open eight event at 7:30 a.m., the Aztecs had three boats and placed in the second, fourth and tenth spots with the ‘A’ boat at 16:53, SDSU ‘B’ at 17:34 and the ‘C’ boat finishing in 18:54.

In the novice eight, SDSU’s two boats came in with the first and second-best times, with the ‘A’ boat finishing in 19:26 and the ‘B’ boat shortly behind at 19:38.

The Aztecs saw familiar faces in each race, with several collegiate teams represented including cross-town foe University of San Diego, UC Santa Barbara, UC San Diego, Orange Coast College, Long Beach State and Arizona State. A full list of results can be found at

SDSU will take a break from the water for the rest of the fall and return in 2017 for their first spring event with the OCC/UCSD/USD scrimmage on Feb. 18.


Open Eight

‘A’ Boat: Gina Bourke (bow), Madeline Bernard (two), Phoebe Dammersmith (three), Christa Carrillo (four), Bianca van Dyk (five), Hannah Gasser (six), Brynn Danvers (seven), Isabelle Paul (eight), Alyssa Lua (coxswain).

‘B’ Boat: Deborah Worthey (bow), Lauren Mitchell (two), Lauren Allen (three), Laurie Tenenbaum (four), Tara Montgomery (five), Emaleigh White (six), Brooke Hepner (seven), Hannah Norris (eight), Cassandra Houy (coxswain).

‘C’ Boat: Kelbi Redquest (bow), Cynthia Corpus (two), Maria Ordonez (three), Hannah Lidell (four), Kaylyn Murray (five), Nicole Guerra (six), Oona Albertson (seven), Katherine Paciolla (eight), Nadirah Jamaludin (coxswain).

Novice Eight

‘A’ Boat: Laura Keane (bow), Erica Ortiz (two), Brooke Boron (three), Malia Metkiff (four), Emily Lambrecht (five), Daria Peck (six), Mycayla Smith (seven), Maia Graham (eight), Rachel Gemperle (coxswain).

‘B’ Boat: Malia Redmon (bow), Hejira Whittaker (two), Eileen Salsgiver (three), Chandler Bragg (four), Rebecca Sievers (five), Sophia Holbrook (six), Michaela Setiawan (seven), Maggie Williams (eight), Danielle Stancikas (coxswain).

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