OAK RIDGE, Tenn. - The Virginia rowing team won three of six races on day two of the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational Sunday (March 12) on Melton Hill Lake.
On Sunday, UVA competed against Tennessee, Louisville, Michigan, Michigan State and Clemson. The Cavaliers posted wins in the Varsity Four (7:14.9), Third Varsity Eight (6:47.4) and Third Varsity Four (7:41.6).
UVA added second-place finishes in the Varsity Eight (6:28.7), Second Varsity Eight (6:35.3) and Second Varsity Four (7:23.8).
UVA won 14 of 18 races during the season-opening, two-day event. The Cavaliers return to action at the Pac-12 Invite in Redwood Shores, Calif., on Saturday-Sunday, April 1-2.
Varsity Eight: Coxswain Colette Lucas-Conwell, Stroke: Georgia Ratcliff, 7: Heidi Long, 6: Erin Briggs, 5: Jane Hudson, 4: Ellie Stewart, 3: Morgan Rosts, 2: Ellen Pate, Bow: Taylor Leonard
Second Varsity Eight: Coxswain Izzi Weiss, Stroke: Alex Slabbert, 7: Anna Fairs, 6: Allie Nicholson, 5: Grace Tuttle, 4: Ali Zwicker, 3: Isabella Strickler, 2: Mackenzie King, Bow: Alice Darry
Third Varsity Eight: Coxswain Adi Hendlin, Stroke: Isabel Ott, 7: Haley Swanson, 6: Georgia Gray, 5: Eliza Daniels, 4: Mary Beth Greer, 3: Sara Cliborne, 2: Hannah Watson, Bow: Lyndsay Martini
Varsity Four: Coxswain Maria Zeris, Stroke: Lizzie Trull, 3: Karen Schulte, 2: Reilly White, Bow: Toni Wiersma
Second Varsity Four: Coxswain Rachel Dick, Stroke: Marijane Brennan, 3: Mackenzie Springer, 2: Jo Gurman, Bow: Marissa Patrick
Third Varsity Four: Coxswain Eva Gobourne, Stroke: Gaby Kulesz, 3: Dana Lueker, 2: Shiann Gardner, Bow: Lauren Poland
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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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