June 4, 2009
Head Men's Coach Michael Callahan
On the team's overall performance:
"Racing went as well as we could have hoped today. Placing four of five boats in the final is a solid first step."
On his varsity eight and the level of competition:
"The varsity will have a highly-contested semifinal tomorrow. It's very fun to have the prominent programs from around the country racing here on the west coast for the national title."
Freshman Coach Luke McGee
On the freshman eight's dominating performance in the elimination heat:
"Today was a solid first race for the freshmen. It was a workman-like piece with the guys taking care of business to advance to Saturday's final. They are staying focused on having their best performance in their final race of the year."