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Aztecs win Open Four competition


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November 10, 2019 (San Diego) - The Aztec rowing team competed in the San Diego Fall Classic Sunday morning on Mission Bay in their final competition of the fall season. Their day was highlighted by a first place finish in the open four competition. The Aztecs also placed second and third in the open eight race.

Racing in calm conditions against USD, UCSD and Orange Coast College, SDSU began the day with an impressive showing in the open eight race, placing three boats in the top five. The Aztecs placed second (A, 16:15.9), third (B, 16:37.3) and fifth (C, 17:04.2). USD’ A boat had the fastest time, clocking in at 16:05.5.

In the Open Novice competition, the Aztecs placed fifth with a time of 21:22.3, coming in behind USC (18:32.6), ASU (19:45.3), USD (19:58.7) and Long Beach State (21:14.7).

The Aztecs closed out the day with a first place finish in the open four. Their A boat finished with a time of 18:47.4, 24 seconds ahead of the second place finisher USC.

San Diego Fall Classic Results (Top 5 & SDSU Results)

Women’s Open 8+

1. USD A – 16:05.5

2. SDSU A – 16:15.9

3. SDSU B – 16:37.3

4. USD B – 16:58.9

5. SDSU C – 17:04.2

Women’s Open Novice 8+

1. USC A – 18:32.6

2. ASU A – 19:45.3

3. USD A – 19:58.7

4. LBSU A – 21:14.7

5. SDSU A – 21:22.3

Women’s Open Novice 4+

1. SDSU A – 18:47.4

2. USC A – 19:11.7

3. USD A – 19:13.5

4. USD B – 19:18.5

5. USC C – 19:34.8

SDSU Lineups

Open Eight A: Laura Keane (bow), Larisa Sulcs (two), Alexa Dietz (three), Eleanor Alexopoulos (four), Helen Bauer (five), Julia Camillucci (six), Emmie Frederico (seven), Kaytlin Barker (stroke), Hannah Broadland (cox)

Open Eight B: Maire Shannon Malloy (bow), Deborah Worthey (Helix HS/two), Greta Viss (three), Maia Graham (four), Phoebe Dammersmith (five), Kamryn Whitworth (six), Brooke Boron (seven), Ava Fry (stroke), Madison Fisk (cox)

Open Eight C: Jissell Kruse (bow), Grace Reginato (two), Kyler Sloan (three), Elle Gardner (four), Jackie O’Connor (five), Laurie Tenenbaum (six), Skylar Fletcher (seven), Mycayla Smith (stroke), Jannette Hermosa (cox)

Novice Eight: Kaitlin Zou (bow), Sophie Gibson (two), Natalie Figueroa (three), Madison Lunde (four), Alexis Love (five), Kylie Rdechor (six), Lindsay Formica (seven), Raquel Castro (stroke), Trea Patterson (cox) 

Open Four A: Naomi Marroquin (bow), Anastasia Vontzou (two), Aleks Manikowska (three), Alana Grollo (four), Danielle Stancikas (cox)


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