Team News & Updates

Keep up with the team through these news posts. The rowers and coaching staff offer their insights and up-to-date experiences so that friends, family, and alumni can stay in the loop. 

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William Young selected to US Rowing Team

18 August 2017

In the Fall of 2008, despite no previous rowing experience, William Young took the brave step of trying out for the UCLA Rowing team as a Walk On. His visionary decision has taken him all the way to the US Senior National Team to race at the Rowing World Championships in September. It also gets him one key step closer to his goal of ...


Dominic Pardini elected to lead Men's Rowing

10 August 2017

Rising Senior Dominic Pardini has been officially named as the Team President of the 2017-2018 UCLA Men's Rowing Team.



01 July 2017

On Thursday, the crew of David Kerns and Dominic Pardini raced to third place in the Trials for the 2017 USA U23 Rowing Team. 


Men's Rowing places 7 student athletes on Pac-12 All-Academic First Team

10 June 2017

UCLA Men's Rowing showed the depth of its academic talent, when on Friday the team had 13 athletes selected to the 2017 Pac12 All-Academic team. No other campus had more people selected to the First Team than UCLA.


Men's Novice rowing Ranked in Top Ten

6 April 2017

For the first time in 5 years, UCLA has had one of its Men's Rowing Crews ranked in the Top 10 in a national poll. Following a strong string of results, the Novice Eight, captained by Chase Bakkeby and Jeremy Onofrei, have been ranked 8th in the latest American Collegiate Rowing Association Poll.


Bruin Crew triumph over LMU in Annual Duel

11 March 2017

Another trophy back in the UCLA trophy cabinet! After losing the coin toss to choose lanes, the two UCLA crews from the Varsity squad lined up on either side of LMU, who had chosen the middle lane. Off the start LMU threw down an aggressive move and pulled out a few feet on both the UCLA crews. The UCLA Blue crew of...


UCLA Rowing crowned as University of California Champions for 2017!

8 March 2017

In emphatic style the UCLA Men's Rowing team has announced over the weekend that they are intending to bring home some trophies this season! First up were the Novice Eight, who continued their great Fall season, with a breathtaking sprint to overtake UC Santa Barbara in the final home-straight. Freshman Coxswain Kate Hirth timed her crews late surge to perfection, and they were able to push out to a one second win in the difficult crosswind conditions...