Rowing to Host Exhibition Regatta

By Sara Brooks, Assistant Athletics Communications Director, (503) 370-6219

SALEM, ORE. -- The Willamette University men’s and women’s rowing teams will host an exhibition regatta against Lewis & Clark College on Saturday, March 13 on the Willamette River. The men’s and women’s varsity 8+ teams, as well as the women's varsity 4+, will compete between 8:40-9:40 a.m. (PST). Following those races, the novice men’s and women’s 8+ teams will compete between 10:30-11:30 a.m. (PST).

The best viewing locations are from Wallace Marine Park on the west side of the river and from the Riverfront Park on the east side of the river.

This exhibition regatta marks the beginning of the spring season for Willamette’s rowing teams. The Bearcats will race in Tacoma, Wash., on Saturday, March 27 in the Daffodil Cup.

The Willamette men's varsity 8+ competes at the Portland Fall Classic.

The Willamette men's varsity 8+ competes at the Portland Fall Classic.