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06-04-2013, 09:06 PM
Congratulations, Lady Zags!!!

The Bulldog Varsity 8+ boat was named WCC Crew of the Month for May.

Zag Varsity 8+ Named WCC Crew of the Month

SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The West Coast Conference announced the Gonzaga University women’s rowing Varsity 8+ squad as the league’s Crew of the Month for May.

The Bulldog Varsity 8+ won their race at the West Coast Conference Championship on May 18 at Lake Natoma in Gold River, Calif. Their 1.3 second victory over the University of San Diego allowed Gonzaga to win its 13th conference crown and first since 2009. The victory also helped the Bulldogs earn the school's and conference's first automatic bid to the NCAA Championship.

The Zags only other racing in the month was the last day of May at the NCAA Championship. Gonzaga rowed twice on the first day of the NCAA Championship; their first-ever racing at the national championship. The Bulldogs placed fifth out of sixth in its heat race and sixth out of seventh in their afternoon repechage.

Members of Varsity 8+: Junior Naseeb Bhangal, sophomore Naomi Medley, freshman Devyn Bell, freshman Kara Soucek, freshman Brooklyn Beeler, junior Malori McGill, sophomore Casey Burt, junior Madison Keaty, senior Christine Powers.

Gonzaga Article Link (http://www.gozags.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=26400&ATCLID=208114260)