Gold River, Calif. – The Brown women's crew returned to Sacramento State Aquatics Center, the site of the Bears 2011 Division I National Championship, taking part in the Lake Natoma Invitational. Competing mainly against Washington State and Texas, Bruno had several impressive races.
Brown won its heat in the second varsity eight, topping both the Longhorns and Cougars with a time of 6:50.2, the third-fastest time of any boat in the 2V8 races.
In the varsity four heat, the Bears were edged by WSU as Bruno finished the race in 7:28.8.
Brown won its grouping by four points, finishing with a total of 17. The Bears totaled the second-most points of any team as California finished first with 18.