No. 3 Virginia Wins Three Races Against No. 6 USC

VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM Brandy Herald (l) and Fiona Schlesinger (r)
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Brandy Herald (l) and Fiona Schlesinger (r)
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March 30, 2014

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REDWOOD SHORES, Calif.—The No. 3 Virginia rowing team won three races against No. 6 USC on the final day of the Pac-12 Challenge Sunday (March 30) on Redwood Shores.

“We had a good weekend against some very formidable competition from Stanford, Oregon State and USC,” UVa head coach Kevin Sauer said. “Thanks to Stanford for hosting a great weekend of racing.”

The Cavaliers claimed the Varsity Eight race over the Trojans by almost three seconds (6:31.2-6:34.1), while the USC Second Varsity Eight was victorious, 6:48.9-6:51.5. Virginia won the Varsity Four (7:31.5-7:36.0) and Second Varsity Four (7:42.7-8:01.4) to close out the regatta.

Up next, Virginia travels to Princeton, N.J., Saturday (April 5) to face Columbia and Princeton.

Virginia Lineups

Varsity Eight: Coxswain Sarah Jordan, Stroke: Elle Murray, 7: Constanze Duell, 6: Chandler Lally, 5: Georgia Ratcliff, 4: Brandy Herald, 3: Fiona Schlesinger, 2: Lizzy Youngling, Bow: Hemingway Benton

Second Varsity Eight: Coxswain Sarah McGovern, Stroke: Hannah Osborne, 7: Mackenzi Sherman, 6: Erin Briggs, 5: Chelsea Adams, 4: Kaitlin Fanikos, 3: Sam Casto, 2: Emmy Bateman, Bow: Jo Gurman

Varsity Four: Coxswain Julia Roithmayr, Stroke: Ellen Pate, 3: Janey Brennan, 2: Catherine Multari, Bow: Nina Vascotto

Second Varsity Four: Coxswain Colette Lucas-Conwell, Stroke: Hannah Yoest, 3: Tessa Dikkers, 2: Maddie Keating, Bow: Kaity McCullough