Cavaliers finish in the top six for seventh consecutive year
Varsity Eight wins semifinal
Semifinals start at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday
Action takes place on Eagle Creek Park Lake May 31-June 2
O'Brien earns Coach's Award for Excellence
Member of the Second Varsity Eight that won the petite final and finished seventh overall at NCAAs
Bow seat of the ACC Champion 2V8
Part of the Varsity Four that placed fourth at the San Diego Crew Classic
Part of the Third Varsity Eight that won the Eastern Sprints
Competed at the UVa Invitational and Oak Ridge Invitational
Participated in the Coach for College" program in Summer 2011, which places college athletes in Vietnamese villages to work with local children
Named to the NCAA Championships roster
Rowed with the Open Four that won its grand final and heat at the Oak Ridge Invitational
Member of the Second Varsity Four that defeated Texas and Michigan State at Lake Monticello
Traveled to the NCAA Championships and competed in the spare pair race
Part of the Open Four `A' that finished second in the grand final at South/Central Regionals
Rowed with the Varsity Four that defeated Penn in the regular-season finale
Member of the Open Four that won its race at the ACC Championships
Defeated Michigan and Ohio State with the Varsity Four at Lake Monticello
Competed with the Second Varsity Eight `B' at the San Diego Crew Classic
Team captain of the Maritime Rowing Club in 2009
Competed in the 2008 and 2009 Junior World Championships in the four
Rowed in Berlin in 2007 with the United States High Performance Team
Also played basketball in high school
A founding member of the non-profit organization, The Get In Touch Foundation, a foundation dedicated to teaching young girls the importance of breast self exams
Parents are Gregory and Mary Ann Nilan
Has a brother, Eddy, and a sister, Mary
Sister Mary is a third-year on the UVa rowing team
Summer Buildup Begins in EarnestMen's Basketball6/28/16The Virginia men's basketball team, which will travel to Spain in August, held its first practice of the summer Tuesday at JPJ.O'Leary Takes Unusual Path to OlympicsWomen's Rowing6/27/16Meghan O'Leary, who played softball and volleyball at UVA, will represent the United States in rowing at the Olympics this summer.Tiffany Plans to Push Pace at UVAMen's Lacrosse6/21/16New men's lacrosse coach Lars Tiffany comes to Virginia from Brown, which went 16-3 and led the nation in scoring this season.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
Jeff White: O'Leary Takes Unusual Path to Olympics
W. Rowing | 6/27/2016
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Dikkers Named ACC Rowing Scholar-Athlete of the Year
W. Rowing | 6/23/2016
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Three Rowers Earn CRCA All-America Honors
W. Rowing | 6/9/2016
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Cavaliers Earn CRCA Honors
W. Rowing | 6/1/2016
Nine members of the Virginia rowing program were recognized with Collegiate Rowing Coaches...
UVA Places Third at NCAA Championships
W. Rowing | 5/29/2016
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W. Rowing | 5/28/2016
The third-ranked Virginia rowing program advanced all three boats to the grand finals during the ...
UVA Advances Three Boats on First Day of NCAAs
W. Rowing | 05/27/2016
No. 3 Virginia advanced all three boats to the semifinals on the first day of the NCAA Rowing...
No. 3 UVA Begins NCAA Championships Friday
W. Rowing | 05/25/2016
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