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Erin Briggs
Erin  Briggs

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orono, Minn.

High School:
Orono

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

07/26/2015

Cavaliers Shine at World Under-23 Championships

Women's eight, four and pair featuring Cavalier rowers all earn gold

07/15/2015

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

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized

07/13/2015

Six Cavaliers Named to World Under-23 Rowing Championship Rosters

Five Cavaliers to compete for U.S., one for Canada

05/31/2015

Virginia Varsity Four Wins NCAA Title, Cavaliers Place Fifth Overall

Cavaliers claim ninth NCAA boat championship in program history

2015-16
• Named to the CRCA All-America second team 
• CRCA All-Region first-team honoree
• Part of the Varsity Eight that placed fifth at the NCAA Championships 
• Member of ACC Champion Varsity Eight that was named ACC Crew of the Year 
• Member of the Varsity Eight that won the Princeton Chase
Member of the Varsity Eight that finished with the third-best collegiate time at the Head of the Charles

2014-15

• Part of Varsity Eight that placed third at the NCAA Championships
• Member of ACC Champion V8 that was named ACC Crew of the Year
• Part of the V8 that was the top collegiate crew at the Head of the Charles
• Rowed with the V8 all season
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2013-14
• Member of the Second Varsity Eight that placed third at NCAAs
• Rowed with ACC Champion 2V8
• Was in 2V8 all season long
• Part of 2V8 that placed 10th at the Head of the Charles

Background
• 2012 and 2013 NWIRA junior women's single champion
• 16th in Jr. Women's double at Head of the Charles
• 2013 NWIRA junior and open women's double champion
• Also competed in track and field, volleyball and nordic skiing at Orono High School
• 2013 Wright County All-Conference Champion in the discus and shot put
• 2012 All-Twin Cities Ski Conference selection

Personal
• Daughter of Cynthia and Brigham Briggs
• Has one older sister, Kelly, and five younger sisters, Emily, Claire, Mary, Audrey and Ailene
• Father, Brigham, played football for Air Force from 1985-86
• Uncle, Paul Briggs, played basketball for Brigham Young from 1989-1991

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Afamefuna Thriving in New Role
Men's Soccer
4/24/17
After making the ACC's All-Freshman team as a defender last fall, Virginia's Robin Afamefuna is looking to contribute more at the attacking end this year.
Rachel Vander Kolk
'Hoos Head Into Postseason on High Note
Women's Lacrosse
4/22/17
In its regular-season finale, Virginia clinched the No. 3 seed in the ACC tournament with a 6-5 win over Virginia Tech at Klöckner Stadium.
Lester Coleman
Coleman Making Most of Opportunity
Football
4/21/17
Lester Coleman, who'll be a redshirt junior in the fall, has emerged as a strong candidate to succeed Nicholas Conte as Virginia's punter.

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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.

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