March 28, 2007
Seattle, Wash. - Washington rowing earned a pair of top-10 rankings in the first coaches' polls this season.
The men received four first-place votes to earn top billing the USRowing Varsity Eight Collegiate Coaches Poll, just edging Pac-10 rival California. Rounding out the top five in the men's poll were Yale, Brown and Harvard.
In the women's poll, the UW program was awarded a No. 7 ranking, behind top-ranked California in the USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association NCAA Division I Varsity Eight Coaches Poll.
This weekend at the Husky Open, the UW will race against crews from the 18th-ranked Washington State women's program, as well as the top-ranked Division II program, Western Washington.
Complete Men's & Women's Rowing Polls can be found at the official USRowing website.