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Ellen Pate
Ellen  Pate

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lafayette, Calif.

High School:
Miramonte

Height:
5-11

03/12/2016

UVA Wins 11 Races at Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite

Cavaliers open 2016 season by winning 11 of 12 races on first day in Tennessee

07/15/2015

Virginia Has 314 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized

06/29/2015

Six Cavaliers Named to All-ACC Academic Rowing Team

Ratcliff named for a second time

05/31/2015

Virginia Varsity Four Wins NCAA Title, Cavaliers Place Fifth Overall

Cavaliers claim ninth NCAA boat championship in program history

05/30/2015

Virginia Advances Two Boats to Grand Finals at NCAA Championships

Varsity Eight and Varsity Four will compete for national titles Sunday

2015-16
• Stroke seat of the ACC Champion Second Varsity Eight 
• Stroke seat of the Second Varsity Eight that finished fourth at the NCAA Championships 
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2014-15
• Bow seat of the NCAA Champion Varsity Four
• Bow seat of the ACC Champion V4
• In bow seat of the V4 most of the season
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Member of the All-ACC Academic Team

2013-14
• Stroke seat of the Second Varsity Eight that placed third at NCAAs
• Stroke seat of ACC Champion 2V8
• Stroked the Varsity Four to wins over Ohio State and Michigan at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge
• Bow seat of Varsity Four that placed 11th at the Head of the Charles
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

Background
• 2012 National Champion with Oakland Strokes Women's Eight
• Champion in the U19 W8+ at the 2012 Royal Canadian Henley
• Southwest Junior Championin women's eight
• Earned silver in JW8+ at 2012 Head of the Charles and 2013 San Diego Crew Classic
• Second place in U19 W4+ at 2012 Royal Canadian Henley
• Earned an AP Scholar Award

Personal
• Daughter of Lindsey and Hew Pate
• Has a twin sister, Lizzie
• Sister, Lizzie, is on the Harvard-Radcliffe varsity lightweight team
• Rowed for Oakland Strokes under Derek Byrnes

Schedules

Top Videos
Jeff White
Allie Nicholson
Nicholson Shines On and Off Water at UVA
Women's Rowing
5/25/17
Allie Nicholson, who had never rowed before arriving at UVA in 2013, is now a key member of one of the nation's top programs.
Brian Boland
'Hoos Eager to Make More History
Men's Tennis
5/22/17
A win over No. 9 seed North Carolina on Tuesday afternoon would give second-seeded Virginia its third straight NCAA men's tennis title.
Kelly McKee
McKee Thriving in New Surroundings
Track & Field, Cross Country
5/22/17
A transfer from Kansas, Kelly McKee will compete in the triple jump this week at the NCAA East Regional meet in Lexington, Kentucky.

Jeff White

Director of News Content

jwhite@virginia.edu

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.

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