The Western Washington University women's rowing team won one race and had a pair of second-place finishes in the other two finals at the Cascade Sprints regatta Saturday, March 30, on American Lake.
WWU won the varsity eight finals, was second in the second varsity/novice eight, and also second in the fours final.
The Vikings claimed the varsity eight final in a time of 6:48.0, 3.6 seconds ahead of second-place Humboldt State (6:51.6). UC San Diego was third (6:52.6) in the six-boat field.
In that boat were coxswain Maeghan Callegeri, stroke Stephanie Bluhm, No. 7 Olivia Rowland, No. 6 Lauren Ramstead, No. 5 Olivia Gangmark-Strickland, No. 4 Maddy Hillier, No. 3 Regan Wessman, No. 2 Claire Marine, and bow Christine Henie.
The second varsity/novice eight final was the closest of the three, with Seattle University (7:08.2) edging Western (7:10.8) by 2.6 seconds.
In the fours final, SU won in a time of 7:32.8. WWU-B was second in 7:42.7. WWU-A was fifth in the six-boat field in 7:53.9.
The Vikings also won heats earlier in the day in the varsity eight and the varsity four (lightweights).
WWU returns to action on Saturday, April 6, in the Husky Sprints in Seattle.