July 2, 2012
GREENSBORO, N.C.-Graduated senior Sarah Borchelt of the Virginia rowing program has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Rowing Scholar-Athlete of the Year for the second consecutive year, the conference announced Monday (July 2). In addition, the conference announced Borchelt, Sarah Cowburn, Martha Kuzzy, Chandler Lally and Hunter Terry have been named to the All-ACC Academic Rowing Team.
This is the third consecutive year a Virginia rower has been honored as the Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Jennifer Cromwell earned the award in 2010.
Borchelt, a two-year co-captain, helped the Cavaliers to capture the 2012 NCAA Championship in May. She was a part of the Second Varsity Eight that finished fifth at the national regatta and won the ACC Championship in April.
She was named to the Capital One Academic All-America Women's At-Large First Team in June. The Sterling, Mass., native was twice named a Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) National Scholar-Athlete and this is third time she has been named to the All-ACC Academic squad. She graduated in May with a degree in nursing with a 3.92 GPA.
Cowburn (Worcester, England) and Kuzzy (Minneapolis, Minn.) were both name first-team All-Americans by the CRCA after being a part of the national champion Varsity Eight boat that was also named the ACC Crew of the Year. Kuzzy was a member of the All-ACC Academic team in 2011 as well.
Lally (Bryn Mawr, Pa.) was the stroke seat of the 2V8 that placed fifth at the NCAA Championships, while Terry was a member of the Varsity Four that second at the national regatta.
Cooper Thriving Under New StaffSwimming & Diving12/12/17A senior from Atlanta and one of the team's captains, Caitlin Cooper set the UVA women's record in the 50-yard freestyle early this month in Athens, Georgia.Hazzard Aiming to Uphold Family TraditionTrack & Field, Cross Country12/11/17A freshman from Long Island, New York, Halle Hazzard is the younger sister of Payton Hazzard, who was an All-America sprinter for the Cavaliers.UVA's Campbell Winners Share Special BondFootball12/6/17UVA is the only ACC school with multiple winners of the prestigious Campbell Trophy: Tom Burns in 1993 and Micah Kiser this year.
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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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