PAIGE CAMPBELL | DAILY EVERGREEN FILE
The Cougar’s rowing team finished first in both varsity eight and varsity four races at the Bulldog Classic on Saturday.
Three eights and two fours from WSU raced against Gonzaga University and Oregon State University at Silver Lake in Spokane.
Their first varsity eight placed first in both 4,000m races with times of 13:53.3 in the first race and 14:06.1 in the second race, finishing ahead of OSU by under ten seconds during both races.
The second varsity eight finished second in both of their races with times of 14:21.1 and 14:32.4 respectively. OSU placed first in the second and third varsity eight races in both rounds.
WSU’s third varsity eight placed second in the first race with a time of 15:49.7. In the second round, they placed second with a time of 15:40.6.
The WSU varsity four placed first in first race with a time of 15:56.5 and placed second in the second race with a time of 16:04.6. Their second varsity four placed second in the first race with a time of 16:03.4 and third in the second race with a time of 16:31.0.
OSU’s varsity four placed first in the second race with a time 15.59.0, beating both of WSU’s varsity four boats.
The Cougars will begin rowing again next spring in the Pac-12 Challenge on March 28.