March 26, 2006
BERKELEY, CALIF. - In the second day of races at the Windermere Crew Classic the Bears held their opponents at bay winning both races in convincing fashion. The varsity eight opened up a quick two second lead over Northeastern. Cal opened up a six second lead with 500 meters to go and expanded the lead to seven seconds at the finish.
The second varsity eight opened up a one second lead after 500 meters and never allowed a comeback by Northeastern. The Bears closed out the race with a ten second lead.
Cal will travel to the San Diego Crew Classic April 1-2, 2006, in San Diego, Calif. The Bears have won the Copley Cup, varsity championship, at the San Diego Crew Classic seven consecutive years.
Sunday Morning 2V8 1. Cal 5:52.5 2. Northeastern 6:02.6 Cal Second Varsity Eight: Steven Ostrow (cox), Justin Ishida (stroke), Dan McDonnell, Charlie Smith, Nick Lyons, Matt Carmody, Jake Carr, David Puder, Graham Watts (bow)
V8 1. Cal 5:41.7 2. Northeastern 5:49.7 Cal Varsity Eight: Tim O'Connell (cox), Peter Maiden (stroke), Jan Tize, Elliot Hovey, Mike Holbrook, Daniel Casaca, Max Wyatt, Marko Knezevic, Marko Marjanovic (bow)