April 15, 2007
BERKELEY, CALIF. - The California Golden Bears varsity eight boat defeated Wisconsin for the third consecutive year in a dual race at Redwood Shores, Sunday morning. The freshman eight also defeated the Badgers, but the second varsity eight lost their race.
The Cal varsity eight began the race with a two second lead at the 500 meter mark and never let up, eventually finishing seven seconds ahead of the Badgers. The Cal freshman eight opened up a five second lead after just 500 meters and cruised to a 22 second win.
Cal next races against Stanford, Saturday, April 21, 2007, at Redwood Shores. The Bears have defeated the Cardinal sixteen consecutive years, dating back to 1991.
Race Results F8 1. California 5:54.56 2. Wisconsin 6:16.31
2V8 1. Wisconsin 5:55.68 2. California 6:00.57
V8 1. California 5:49.76 2. Wisconsin 5:56.24