Men Finish Third at Blue Heron Redwood Sprints Regatta

Eureka, Calif - Willamette Men's Crew brought a small squad to the 21st annual Blue Heron Redwood Sprints Regatta in Eureka, California.

The Bearcats brought 14 rowers to Humboldt Bay, entered five events and medaled in three of them. With much doubling up the Bearcats finished an impressive third, with 47 points, behind Cal Lightweights (59) and Humboldt (50).

The Bearcats varsity eight finished second behind Cal after coming from behind in 4th place, walking through Oregon and Humboldt to do so.

Winning the combined standings and the Steve Skaggs Memorial Trophy was the Cal Lightweights with 59 points. Following were Humboldt (50), Willamette (47), Seattle Pacific (21), Mills College (14), Oregon (13), Sonoma State (11) and Cal Maritime (3).

Willamette Men's and Women's Crew travel to Everett, Wash. for the Northwest Rowing Championships on Saturday, April 24th.

21st Annual Blue Heron Redwood Sprints Regatta
Humboldt Bay, Eureka, Calif. - April 16, 2004
Men's Results

Men's 4 - Cal 5:22.58, Seattle Pacific 5:28.10, Cal Maritime 5:30.66, Oregon 5:33.94, Willamette 5:35.33, Humboldt State 5:41.26, OregonB 6:04.53.

Men's JV 4 - Seattle Pacfic 6:00.93, Cal 6:09.16, Willamette 6:12.45.

Men's Novice 8 - Humboldt State 5:07.04, Cal5:10.66, Sonoma State 5:24.33.

Mens 1xTime Place - Oregon NA, Seatle Pacific NA.

Men's Light 4 - Seattle Pacific 5:54.97, Cal 5:56.64, Willamette 6:10.61, Cal Maritime 6:54.14.

Men's Novice 4 - Cal 6:36.87, Seattle Pacific 6:37.93, Sonoma State 6:51.20, Cal Maritime 7:03.83, Oregon 7:07.03, Willamette 7:17.03, Humboldt State 7:20.70.

Men's 8 - Cal 6:30.84, Willamette :41.44, Humboldt State 6:42.66, Oregon 6:44.59, Cal B 7:54.82.

Men's Final Standings (John Patton Memorial Trophy) - Cal 37, Humboldt State 16, Seattle Pacific 14, Willamette 11, Mills College 7, Sonoma State 6, Cal Maritime 3, Oregon 1.

Overall Final Standings - (Steve Skaggs Memorial Trophy) - Cal 59, Humboldt State 50, Willamette 47, Seattle Pacific 21, Mills College 14, Oregon 13, Sonoma State 11, Cal Maritime 3.