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No. 7 Cavaliers Complete Day One Action at the Pac-12 Invite

April 1, 2017

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. - The No. 7 Virginia rowing team posted one win in six races in day one action at the Pac-12 Invite on Saturday (April 1) in Redwood Shores, Calif.

Virginia out-raced the No. 10 Cardinal 6:28.55-6:31.96 in the Second Varsity Eight. Stanford topped UVA 6:20.26-6:27.38 in the Varsity Eight and 7:21.83-7:24.24 in the Varsity Four.

In Saturday morning racing, top-ranked Cal swept Virginia in three races. The Golden Bears topped the Cavaliers in the Varsity Eight (6:17.9-6:29.9), Second Varsity Eight (6:29.2-6:32.6) and Varsity Four (7:15.85-7:34.33).

The Cavaliers will close out the two-day regatta against No. 4 Washington on Sunday (April 2) at 12:20 p.m. ET. The Huskies placed fifth nationally last season.

Virginia Lineup

Varsity Eight: Coxswain Colette Lucas-Conwell, Stroke: Ellie Stewart, 7: Georgia Ratcliff, 6: Erin Briggs, 5: Jane Hudson, 4: Ellen Pate, 3: Grace Tuttle, 2: Morgan Rosts, Bow: Heidi Long

Second Varsity Eight: Coxswain Izzi Weiss, Stroke: Taylor Leonard, 7: Allie Nicholson, 6: Anna Fairs, 5: Alex Slabbert, 4: Karen Schulte, 3: Isabella Strickler, 2: Mackenzie King, Bow: Alice Darry

Varsity Four: Coxswain Maria Zeris, Stroke: Lizzie Trull, 3: Jo Gurman, 2: Reilly White, Bow: Toni Wiersma





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