Rowing to Host Open House

By Sara Elcano, Assistant Athletics Communications Director

SALEM, ORE. -- The Willamette University rowing team is hosting the Willamette Fall Regatta on Saturday, Oct. 16 at the Salem Yacht and Boating Club. The Salem Yacht and Boating Club has served as Willamette's fall training site and is located adjacent to the Eola Inn on Highway 22.

The event will begin at 8 a.m. (PDT) and run until about 12 p.m. (PDT). Parents and other spectators are encouraged to attend. All guests should park in the Eola Inn parking lot. Spectators will need to walk through the gate to the yacht club down by the river. The best viewing is from the sandy beach.

The women's rowing team will be racing against Washington State University. All other Willamette crews will be racing intrasquad events. The race format will be against the clock over a distance of 4,000 meters.

The women's team will compete against Washington State University.

The women's team will compete against Washington State University.