Contact: Mark Albanese, Director of Sports Communication
TACOMA, Wash. - The Pacific Lutheran University women's rowing team's varsity eight remains static at seventh in the nation in the fourth installment of the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association/USRowing Coaches Poll- presented by Pocock Racing Shells.
The Lutes secured 86 votes in the poll, remaining the top West Coast squad in the rankings and remaining seventh for the third consecutive week. Northwest Conference rival Lewis & Clark College is tied for 15th (10 points) while the University of Puget Sound sits just outside the Top 15 in the other receiving votes section.
Bates College sits atop the poll with 148 points and nine of the 10 first place votes. Wesleyan University (134 points) and Williams College (123 points) remain second and third with Tufts University (116 points) in fourth. Ithaca College rounds out the top five, securing 114 points and the remaining first place vote.
The Lutes are back on the water on Sunday, hosting the NWC Championships on American Lake.