Elle Murray (l) and Constanze Duell (r)
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.
Even-Keeled Cavaliers Ready for RematchMen's Basketball2/9/16At 8 p.m. Tuesday, No. 7 Virginia meets ACC rival Virginia Tech at John Paul Jones Arena. The Hokies upset the Cavaliers last month in Blacksburg.Short-Handed Cavaliers' Struggles ContinueWomen's Basketball2/8/16Since losing All-ACC guard Faith Randolph, the Virginia women's basketball team has lost six of eight games. UVA hosts Syracuse on Thursday night.Selflessness Fuels Cavaliers' Latest TriumphMen's Basketball2/6/16Ninth-ranked Virginia totaled 17 assists in its 64-50 win over ACC rival Pittsburgh at the sold-out Petersen Events Center on Saturday afternoon.
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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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