Skip to main content

April 26, 2010

DEXTER LAKE, Ore.- Last weekend the Toreros traveled to Dexter Lake near Eugene, OR to compete against two Pac-10 schools NO.12 ranked UCLA and No. 16 ranked Oregon State in a three-team dual. Previously undefeated in the Varsity 8, the Toreros winning streak came to end finishing a few seconds short of UCLA. This was the first time, in recent years, that the Toreros have been invited to dual Oregon State along side another NCAA Top 16 Championship team.

The Torero's Varsity 8 had a solid race jumping ahead of OSU in the first 1000 meters and maintaining contact with UCLA. After a closely contested battle, the race was decided at the finish line when the Toreros crossed the line 1.1 seconds behind OSU and 3.9 seconds behind UCLA with a time of 6:33.85.

In the Second Varsity 8 and the Varsity 4 races, the Toreros pushed to 1000 meters with both squads but in the end came up short, crossing the line in third place.

"Having the opportunity to race those strong teams was a great experience and the team is motivated to take what they learned and apply it to our next race" said Coach Cupini

This coming weekend is race-free for San Diego to prepare for the West Coast Conference championship scheduled for Friday, April 30 followed by the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Regional Championship on Saturday and Sunday. The Toreros came in second place overall in the WCC's in 2009 and medaled in the top three varsity events at WIRA's.

Varsity 8
1. 6:29.93 UCLA
2. 6:32.70 OSU
3. 6:33.85 USD

Second Varsity 8
1. 6:41.95 UCLA
2. 6:47.67 OSU
3. 7:01.12 USD

Varsity 4
1. 7:29.15 UCLA
2. 7:41.55 OSU (A)
3. 7:46.49 OSU (B)
4. 7:54.02 USD



Video Thumbnail USD Basketball: New Heights
Men's basketball celebrates the third era of the program
Video Thumbnail Homecoming
Alumni and family gathered together for an eventful Homecoming weekend
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Kristen Gengenbacher
Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
Video Thumbnail USD Football: Week Seven
Football preps for this Saturday's Homecoming game
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Jonathan Petersen
USD Football's Petersen strolls through Belmont Park during his bye week
Video Thumbnail USD Basketball: Practice No. 1
Check out what practice looks like for the Torero ballers
Video Thumbnail USD Football: Week Five
Toreros prep for big game against Dayton
Video Thumbnail USD Football: FaceTime with Lion's Jamal Agnew
USD Head Coach Dale Lindsey congratulates Torero alum Agnew on his first NFL touchdown
Video Thumbnail USD Football: Brian Fogarty PFL Classic
From tailgates to touchdowns, we got it all
Video Thumbnail USD Football: Week Four
Hard work follows these Toreros on and off the field
Video Thumbnail USD Cross Country: USD Invite
Missed Saturday's race? Don't stress, we have it right here
Video Thumbnail USD Football: Week Three
Sights and sounds of USD Football at work
Video Thumbnail USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail USD Football: Week Two
Football hard at work for their first away game at UC Davis
Video Thumbnail Three Games - One Day
Ole Weekend was one to remember for USD Athletics
Video Thumbnail USD Football: Week One
Toreros preps for their home opener against Western New Mexico
Video Thumbnail 2017 Football Season Preview
Head Coach Dale Lindsey and Senior Ray Clark discuss upcoming season
Video Thumbnail USD Athletics Highlight Video 2016-17
Don't miss the best highlights from this past year in USD Athletics


  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago


West Coast Conference USD
Top ^
» «