Virginia Rowing Hosts Rivanna Romp Sunday at the Rivanna Reservoir
CHARLOTTESVILLE – The Virginia rowing team concludes its fall season by hosting the Rivanna Romp on Sunday (Nov. 14) at the Rivanna Reservoir. The Cavaliers welcome Duke, Old Dominion and Pennsylvania for races that begin at 9 a.m.
The Varsity Eight race will start at 9 a.m., and free parking is available at the Thomas Temple Allan Boathouse on the west bank of the Rivanna Reservoir.
At 10:30 a.m., there will be Novice Eight, Varsity Four and Doubles racing.
Virginia, the 2010 NCAA and ACC Champions, have competed in two regattas so far this fall. At the Head of the Charles in Boston, Mass., on Oct. 24, Virginia’s two entries in the Championship Eights raced finished second and eighth.
The Cavaliers followed that up with three top-five finishes at the Princeton Chase in Princeton, N.J., on Oct. 31.
At last year’s Rivanna Romp, Virginia swept the Varsity races.
Virginia’s spring schedule begins on Saturday, March 12, 2011, with a scrimmage against Michigan State in Marion, Va.