Oct. 22, 2017
BOSTON, Mass. - Virginia's Alumni Eight set a course record to highlight Cavalier action at the 53rd Head of The Charles Regatta this weekend in Boston.
On Saturday (Oct. 21), the UVA Alumni Eight of coxswain Colette Lucas-Conwell ('17), Erin Briggs ('17), Georgia Ratcliff ('17), Christine Roper ('11), Susanne Grainger ('13), Kristine O'Brien ('13), Catherine Multari ('14), Ellen Pate ('17) and bow Sam Casto ('16) raced to a record time of 15:48.524. The 5,000-meter course featured seven bridges, multiple turns and passing in a head-race format. UVA's Second Alumni Eight placed 10th.
On Sunday (Oct. 22), UVA's Varsity Eight finished fourth among collegiate boats and ninth overall with a time of 15:27.285. Washington (15:03.829) was the top collegiate crew followed by Stanford (15:11.518) and Yale (15:23.480). UVA's Second Varsity Eight placed 20th overall and 15th among collegiate crews (second among 2V8 boats).
The Cavaliers continue their fall season at the Princeton Chase in Princeton, N.J., on Sunday, Oct. 29.
Alumni Eight: Coxswain Colette Lucas-Conwell ('17), Stroke: Erin Briggs ('17), 7: Georgia Ratcliff ('17), 6: Christine Roper ('11), 5: Susanne Grainger ('13), 4: Kristine O'Brien ('13), 3: Catherine Multari ('14), 2: Ellen Pate ('17), Bow: Sam Casto ('16)
Second Alumni Eight: Coxswain Sarah Jordan (`13), Stroke: Keziah Beall ('12), 7: Martie Kuzzy ('12), 6: Tessa Dikkers ('16), 5: Chandler Lally ('15), 4: Marijane Brennan ('17), 3: Kaitlin Fanikos ('15), 2: Eliza Daniels ('17), Bow: Libby McCann ('07)
'Hoos Exit With Heads Held HighWomen's Basketball3/19/18In its first trip to the NCAA tourney since 2010, 10th-seeded Virginia went 1-1 in Columbia, S.C., defeating seventh-seeded Cal and losing to second-seeded South Carolina.'Hoos Look To Take Next Step in NCAA TourneyWomen's Basketball3/18/18A win Sunday night over second-seeded South Carolina would send 10th-seeded Virginia to the NCAA tournament's Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2000.End Comes Too Soon for No. 1 CavaliersMen's Basketball3/17/18In the NCAA tournament's first round, No. 1 seed Virginia lost 74-54 to No. 16 seed UMBC in a South Region game in Charlotte, N.C.
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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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