April 8, 2014
GREENSBORO, N.C.—Virginia rowing’s Varsity Eight has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Crew of the Week for the second consecutive week, the conference announced Tuesday (April 8).
The crew consisted of senior coxswain Sarah Jordan (Flourtown, Pa.), Elle Murray (Sr., Tampa, Fla.), Constanze Duell (Sr., Oberschlesissheim, Germany), Chandler Lally (Jr., Bryn Mawr, Pa.), Georgia Ratcliff (Fr., Falls Church, Va.), Brandy Herald (Sr., Portland, Ore.), Fiona Schlesinger (Sr., Surrey, United Kingdom), Lizzy Youngling (Jr., Westport, Conn.) and Hemingway Benton (Jr., Glencoe, Ill.). The crew is undefeated this spring over nine different opponents.
The Cavaliers’ top boat defeated No. 7 Princeton and Columbia Saturday (April 5) on Lake Carnegie in Princeton, N.J. UVa finished in a time of 6:41.9, three seconds ahead of the Tigers (6:44.9) and over 27 seconds ahead of the Lions (7:09.7).
Last week, the Cavaliers’ V8 defeated crews from No. 4 USC, No. 11 Stanford and No. 20 Oregon State to earn ACC Crew of the Week honors.
Virginia returns to action April 19 for the ACC/Big Ten Challenge in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Cavaliers will face defending national champion Ohio State and No. 9 Michigan.
Nicholson Shines On and Off Water at UVAWomen's Rowing5/25/17Allie Nicholson, who had never rowed before arriving at UVA in 2013, is now a key member of one of the nation's top programs.'Hoos Eager to Make More HistoryMen's Tennis5/22/17A win over No. 9 seed North Carolina on Tuesday afternoon would give second-seeded Virginia its third straight NCAA men's tennis title.McKee Thriving in New SurroundingsTrack & Field, Cross Country5/22/17A transfer from Kansas, Kelly McKee will compete in the triple jump this week at the NCAA East Regional meet in Lexington, Kentucky.
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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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