May 21, 2007
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.- The No. 5 Virginia women's rowing competes at the 2007 NCAA Championships on May 25-27 on Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, Tenn.
Hosted by Tennessee, the multi-school event begins on Friday, May 25 with the varsity eight heats. On Saturday, May 26, semifinal action begins at 8 a.m. with the varsity eight. The national championship races commence on Sunday, May 27 at 10:15 a.m. with the varsity four petitie final. The Division I awards ceremony is slated to follow the last race at approximately 12:15 p.m.
Since the NCAA began its championship competition in 1997, Virginia participated in the first nine (and 10 of the 11) NCAA Championships, missing only the 2006 event.
In 1999, the Cavaliers tied for first nationally but finished second in the tie-breaker. UVa has had five boats win national championships- second varsity eight (1998, 1999, 2005) and varsity four (2004, 2005). As a team, Virginia has always finished the NCAA Championships among the nation's top seven teams, finished second twice (1999, 2005).
VIRGINIA'S PROBABLE LINE-UPS
Varsity Eight: Caitlin Mixter (coxswain), Jennifer Cromwell, Kerry Maher, Libby McCann, Augusta Stratos, Lauren Hutchins, Katrin Sydlik, Sara Lippa, Melanie Kok
2nd Varsity Eight: Michelle Ellison (coxswain), Bridget Fowler, Yvonne Epp, Desiree Burns, Emelia Colman-Shepherd, Andria Haneman, Kelsie Chaudoin, Renee Albers, Anna Samaha
Varsity Four: Mary Eddy (coxswain), Mindy Fiesler, Rebecca Ryall, Amanda Chase, Chrissie Monaghan
2007 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS
Melton Hill Lake, Oak Ridge, Tenn.
May 25-27, 2007
DIVISION I SCHEDULE ONLY
FRIDAY, MAY 25- SATURDAY, MAY 27-
PRELIMINARY HEATS: SEMIFINALS:
8 a.m. Varsity Eight Heat #1 8 a.m. Varsity Eight Semifinal #1
8:15 Varsity Eight Heat #2 8:15 Varsity Eight Semifinal #2
8:30 Varsity Eight Heat #3 8:30 Fours Repechage
9:45 2nd Varsity 8 Heat #1 8:45 Fours Repechage
10 a.m. 2nd Varsity 8 Heat #2 9 a.m. 2nd Varsity 8 Repechage
10:45 Varsity Four Heat #1 9:15 2nd Varsity 8 Repechage
11 a.m. Varsity Four Heat #2
1 p.m. Eights Repechage
SUNDAY, MAY 28- FINALS:
10:15 Varsity Four, Petite Final (places 7-12)
10:30 Varsity Four, Grand Final (places 1-6)
10:45 2nd Varsity 8+, Petite Final (places 7-12)
11 a.m. 2nd Varsity 8+, Grand Final (places 1-6)
11:15 Varsity Eight C Final (places 13-16)
11:30 Varsity Eight, Petite Final (places 7-12)
11:45 Varsity Eight, Grand Final (places 1-6)
12:15 Awards Ceremony