Skip to simplified nav
Virginia's Varsity Eight Named ACC Crew of the Week

Susanne Grainger

March 27, 2013

Become a Fan of Virginia Rowing on Facebook
Follow Virginia Rowing on Twitter 

GREENSBORO, N.C.—Virginia rowing’s varsity eight was named the first Atlantic Coast Conference Crew of the Week for the spring season, the conference announced Wednesday (March 27). The Cavalier crew swept three races at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational March 16-17 in Oak Ridge, Tenn.

The crew, composed of senior coxswain Molly Frear (Wilton, Conn.), senior Kristine O’Brien (Massapequa Park, N.Y.), graduate student Sarah Cowburn (Worcestershire, England), junior Fiona Schlesinger (New Maiden, Surrey, UK), sophomore Lizzy Youngling (Westport, Conn.), senior Susanne Grainger (London, Ontario), sophomore Chandler Lally (Bryn Mawr, Pa.) and juniors Constanze Duell (Oberschleissheim, Germany) and Elle Murray (Tampa, Fla.) recorded a time of 6:32.10 to defeat No. 18 Louisville (6:39.67) and West Virginia (7:05.50) in its first race on Saturday.

Virginia’s V8 then finished in 6:30.60 in Saturday’s afternoon session, ahead of No. 14 Notre Dame (6:36.02) and Georgetown (6:59.10). On Sunday, with a couple Cavaliers having switched seats, UVa defeated Duke (6:41.48) and Alabama (7:02.24) in a time of 6:27.80.


 

 

The Cavaliers return to action April 6-7 for the San Diego Crew Classic in San Diego, Calif.

Schedules

Top Videos
Jeff White
Darius Thompson
'Hoos Learn Painful Lessons in Loss
Men's Basketball
12/3/16
No. 6 Virginia's 24-game winning streak at John Paul Jones Arena ended Saturday with a 66-57 loss to No. 25 West Virginia.
London Perrantes
Soccer Teams Turn Attention to 2017
Men's Soccer
12/2/16
The Virginia men's and women's soccer teams are fixtures in their respective NCAA tournaments, and 2017 should bring more success for both.
Mamadi Diakite
Home-Court Advantage Proves Pivotal Again
Men's Basketball
12/1/16
No. 6 Virginia, which hosts No. 25 West Virginia on Saturday afternoon, has won 24 straight games at John Paul Jones Arena.

Jeff White

Director of News Content

jwhite@virginia.edu

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.

Archives
More Headlines
Online Stores
Auctions
Cavalier Team Shop