Virginia Varsity Eight And Second Varsity Eight Boats Defeat Stanford At Windermere Collegiate Crew Classic
March 25, 2006
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – The University of Virginia women’s rowing team won its varsity eight and second varsity eight competitions against Stanford University on Saturday, March 25, at the Windermere Collegiate Crew Classic. The regatta, which features more than 100 crew races, is held on the 2,000 meter Redwood Shores course in Redwood City, Calif.
The Cavaliers won the varsity eight race with a time of 7:15.41. Stanford led early, but Virginia took the lead during the second 500 meters of the race and led the rest of the way. Stanford finished with a time of 7:21.49.
In the second varsity eight competition, Virginia’s boat led the entire race, winning the event with a time of 7:54.27. Stanford finished the race in 8:15.43.
The Cavaliers are scheduled to compete later Saturday afternoon against Oregon State and will race against California on Sunday, March 26, the second and final day of the Windermere Collegiate Crew Classic.