May 18, 2010

NCAA RELEASE

INDIANAPOLIS---The NCAA Division II Women's Rowing Committee has selected the teams that will compete in the 2010 NCAA Division II Women's Rowing Championships.

The championships will be held May 28-30 at the Sacramento State Aquatic Center in Gold River, California. Washington State University will serve as host.

The team championship is comprised of four teams, and each team is required to field one boat of eight rowers and one boat of four rowers. The teams selected were: Florida Institute of Technology, Philadelphia University, Seattle Pacific University and Western Washington University.

In addition, two at-large Eights from institutions not represented in the team competition were selected. The two schools selected were: Barry University and Mercyhurst College.

In 2009, Western Washington won its fifth consecutive national title at the NCAA Division II Women's Rowing Championships May 29-31 at Cooper River Park in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

For championship information and results, go to the NCAA Web site at www.ncaa.com.

The 2010 CBS Sports Presents Championships of the NCAA (spring seasonal show) will air at 4 p.m. Eastern time Saturday, June 19 on CBS.