No. 13 rowing sweeps Oregon State

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The WSU rowing team races along the Snake River during a practice on Sept. 22.

From staff reports

The No.13 WSU women’s rowing team dominated competition when they took on Oregon State this weekend at Wawaiwai Landing. The Cougars swept every race against the Beavers.

The first of the five races was the varsity eight, where coxswain Rebecca Burns as well as strokes Emily Thomson, Morgan Cathrea and Savannah Davison, and bow Kim Coon pulled the Cougars towards a 6:23.17 finish for the first win of the day.

The Beavers came in at 6:27.87, 4.17 seconds behind WSU.

The second varsity eight had similar results for both teams. The team lineup included coxswain Jenna Mangiagli, stroke Emily Morrow, and bow Isabella Watt. The Cougars finished at 6:32.09, followed by Oregon State who came in five seconds later at 6:37.13.

Cougar victories continued in the varsity four when they finished 7:24.78 with a solid lead over the Beavers. Oregon State came in twelve seconds later at 7:36.06.

WSU closed out the day with another win in the second varsity four. They claimed both first and second place with the two teams finishing at 7:36.21 and 7:37.06. Oregon State came in third at 7:42.88.

The next step for the Cougars will be the Pac-12 rowing championships on May 15th in Gold River, California.

Reporting by Payton Dineen