March 14, 2006
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The University of Virginia women's rowing varsity eight team is ranked No. 3 nationally, according to the USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association preseason poll.
Princeton opens the spring as the nation's top ranked team, followed by California at Berkeley, Virginia, Ohio State, and Yale.
The Cavaliers finished second in the team competition at the 2005 NCAA Rowing Championships. UVa's varsity four crew and second varsity eight won the NCAA Championship in those events.
Virginia won its sixth consecutive Atlantic Coast Conference Championship last spring, and also won the overall and South Region Championship at the Central/South Region Sprints for the second consecutive season.
The Cavaliers open the spring season on March 25 at the Windermere Classic in Redwood City, Calif.
Women's NCAA Division I Varsity Eights
Team (1st-Place Votes) Points 1. Princeton (13) 450 2. California (9) 421 3. Virginia 386 4. Ohio State 383 5. Yale 361 6. Brown 299 7. Michigan 286 8. Wisconsin 254 9. Washington State 252 10. Washington 226 11. Southern California (1) 214 12. Tennessee 205 13. Michigan State 195 14. UCLA 149 15. Stanford 137 16. Boston University 129 17. Harvard 124 18. Northeastern 91 19. Minnesota 81 20. Columbia 59
Also Receiving Votes: Dartmouth 29, Oregon State 21, Syracuse 18, Notre Dame 17, Louisville 11, Duke 9, Texas 9, Iowa 7, Clemson 4, Indiana 1, Sacramento State 1, and Pennsylvania 1.
Cavaliers Keep Rolling at JPJMen's Basketball1/15/18No. 3 Virginia remained atop the ACC standings with a 68-51 victory over NC State at John Paul Jones Arena on Sunday night.Singh Back in Familiar SurroundingsMen's Tennis1/12/18Former UVA tennis star Sanam Singh is back at his alma mater as the volunteer assistant coach in the men's program.Hayes Making Immediate ImpactWrestling1/10/18Redshirt freshman Louie Hayes is ranked No. 13 nationally at 125 pounds for Virginia, which competes at the Virginia Duals this weekend in Hampton.
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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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