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Virginia Places Third at Princeton Chase

Oct. 29, 2017


PRINCETON, N.J - Virginia landed two boats in the top five at the Princeton Chase on Sunday (Oct. 29) on Lake Carnegie.

The Cavaliers' Varsity Eight placed third, while UVA's Second Varsity Eight finished fifth in the 3-mile race won by Princeton.

Princeton won the Varsity Eight race with a time of 13:57.833 to defeat runner-up Brown who came in at 14:07.507. Virginia placed third (14:09.010), Duke was fourth (14:31.702) and UVA's Second Varsity Eight (14:28.506) placed fifth.

UVA's Third Varsity Eight finished 13th at 14:51.670. The Cavaliers' Fourth Varsity Eight (15:07.173) and Fifth Varsity Eight (15:36.774) placed 22nd and 38th, respectively, as Virginia had five of the top 38 boats.

Virginia concludes the 2017 fall season by hosting the Rivanna Romp on Sunday, Nov. 12. Race time on the Rivanna Reservoir in Earlysville, Va., is set for 10 a.m.

Virginia Lineups

Varsity Eight:
Coxswain Izzi Weiss, Stroke: Ellie Stewart, 7: Anna Fairs, 6: Morgan Rosts, 5: Heidi Long, 4: Alex Slabbert, 3: Sophie Pennoyer, 2: Ali Zwicker, Bow: Lizzie Trull



Second Varsity Eight: Coxswain Maria Zeris, Stroke: Reilly White, 7: Isabella Strickler, 6: Christina Berchtold, 5: Alice Darry, 4: Star Davidson, 3: Abbie Bird, 2: Toni Wiersma, Bow: Mackenzie King

Third Varsity Eight: Coxswain Rachel Dick, Stroke: Emily Ashton, 7: Jamey Bulloch, 6: Mackenzie Springer, 5: Georgia Gray, 4: Hannah Watson, 3: Carrie Warner, 2: Mary Beth Greer, Bow: Alexa Cestaro

Fourth Varsity Eight: Coxswain Adi Hendlin, Stroke: Marissa Patrick, 7: Lauren Poland, 6: Casey Martin, 5: Grace von Elten, 4: Isabel Rundle, 3: Gaby Kulesz, 2: Sara Cliborne, Bow: Tessa Otting

Fifth Varsity Eight: Coxswain Eva Gobourne, Stroke: Grace Comerford, 7: Isabel Ott, 6: Erin Dubas, 5: Grace Bentley, 4: Maggie Taylor, 3: Katrina Strash, 2: Kate Hastings, Bow: Phebe Martin


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