Virginia Rowing Has Successful Scrimmage vs. Michigan State
MARION, Va. – The Virginia rowing team began its spring season with a scrimmage vs. Michigan State on Sunday in Marion, Va. UVa’s Varsity Eight raced Michigan State’s Varsity Eight in five races, with the Cavaliers winning two and the Spartans winning three.
The boats raced five set pieces. Virginia’s Second Varsity Eight won all five of its pieces vs. the Spartans, as did all the Varsity Fours.
The Novice Eight also defeated Michigan State in all five pieces.
The season-opener for UVa is next Sunday (March 21) at 1 p.m. The Cavaliers will race Bucknell on the Rivanna Reservoir.