Women's Rowing Wins 21st Annual Blue Heron Redwood Sprints Regatta

Eureka, Calif. - Willamette Women's Crew dominated the field on Saturday on Humboldt Bay in Eureka, California. Entering eight of 10 events, the Bearcats medaled in seven events, four of them gold.

The Varsity Eight, 2nd Varsity Eight, Varsity Four and Varsity Light Four all won their events which out them ahead of Humboldt State by two points. Behind the Bearcats (36) and Jacks (34) in the women’s intercollegiate standings and the race for the Marybeth Shannon Trophy were the Cal Lightweights (22), University of Oregon (12), Seattle Pacific (7), Mills College (7), Sonoma State (7), and Cal Maritime(0).

Overall Willamette Crew finished third (for men and women) behind Cal Berkelely and Humboldt State. Willamette Crew (men and women) will be at the Northwest Conference Championship Regatta Saturday, April 24th in Everett, Washington on Lake Stevens.

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

Women's Light 8 - Cal 6:33.38, Willamette 6:46.50.

Women's 4 - Willamette :15.10, Humboldt State 6:25.35, Seattle Pacific 6:28.3, Oregon 6:39.53, Mills College 6:52.03.

Women's 2/1x/2x - HBRA (1,000) 4:00.71, HBRA (2,000) 9:31.35, HBRA (1,000) 4:01.8, HBRA (2,000) 10:19.18.

Women's JV 4 - Seattle Pacific 6:26.08, Humboldt State 6:32.12, Willamette 6:39.72, Mills 6:45.29.

Women's Novice 8 - Cal 5:21.92, Humboldt State 5:23.29, Oregon 5:32.24, Willamette 5:37.56, Sonoma State 6:05.17.

Women's Light 4 - Willamette 6:54.35, Humboldt State 7:12.41.

Women's Light Novice 4 - Cal 7:20.89, Willamette 7:41.72.

Women's Novice 4 - Sonoma State 7:40.27, Humboldt State, 7:50.07, Mills 8:14.19, Oregon 8:15.46. Cal 8:35.52.

Women's 2nd Varsity 8 - Willamette 7:36.12, Humboldt State 8:01.92.

Women's 8 - Willamette 7:18.3, Humboldt State 7:24.04, Cal 7:43.75, Oregon 8:00.35, Mills 8:00.67.

Women's Final Standings (Marybeth Shannon Trophy) - Willamette 36, Humboldt State 34, Cal 22, Oregon 12, Seattle Pacific 7, Mills College 7, Sonoma State 5, Cal Maritime 0.

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.