Willamette Rowing is Ranked 11th in NCAA Division III for Women's Varsity Eights

By Robert McKinney, Athletics Communications Director, (503) 370-6110

SALEM, ORE. -- The Willamette University women's varsity eight is ranked #11 in the first US Rowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Poll for NCAA Division III this spring. Williams College (Mass.), which won the Division III team title at last year's NCAA Championships, received nine of 10 first place votes and was ranked first in the poll.

An extended story will be posted later.

COMPLETE RANKINGS
US Rowing/CRCA Poll
NCAA Division III Varsity Eights
Released on Mar. 12, 2009
Team captain Erica Soma, the coxswain of the WU women's varsity eight, has led the 'Cats to a #11 national ranking.

Team captain Erica Soma, the coxswain of the WU women's varsity eight, has led the 'Cats to a #11 national ranking.