Nov. 16, 2014
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EARLYSVILLE, Va.–The Virginia rowing team concluded its fall season with two wins at the Rivanna Romp Sunday morning (Nov. 16) on the Rivanna Reservoir. The regatta featured crews from Clemson, Columbia, Duke, Louisville, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Old Dominion and the host Cavaliers.
The Cavaliers’ Varsity Eight picked up the win in the Varsity Eights race, completing the 4,000-meter course in 13:09.8, over 37 seconds faster than Louisville’s top boat. UVa’s Second and Third Varsity Eight placed third and fourth in 13:49.7 and 13:52.8, respectively. Virginia’s fourth entry in the event placed seventh and the Cavaliers’ fifth entry finished 17th in the 24-boat race.
In the Varsity Four race, UVa had all eight entries in the top 14, including the top three spots (15:02.3, 15:06.5 and 15:16.7). Louisville (15:29.8) and Clemson (15:37.5) rounded out the top five of the 37-boat race.
Virginia also placed second in the Novice Eight race in 15:27.1. Louisville won the race in 14:24.4.
Varsity Eight `A’: Coxswain Julia Roithmayr, Stroke: Shawna Sims, 7: Erin Briggs, 6: Georgia Ratcliff, 5: Lizzy Youngling, 4: Hemingway Benton, 3: Tessa Dikkers, 2: Sam Casto, Bow: Mackenzi Sherman
Second Varsity Eight `B’: Coxswain Hayley LaFleche, Stroke: Ellen Pate, 7: Hannah Solis-Cohen, 6: Eliza Spilsbury, 5: Jennifer Reid, 4: Kaitlin Fanikos, 3: Kameryn Corcoran, 2: Mackenzie Springer, Bow: Jo Gurman
Third Varsity Eight `C’: Coxswain Colette Lucas-Conwell, Stroke: Karen Schulte, 7: Ali Zwicker, 6: Kathryn Cook, 5: Kendall Mueller, 4: Grace Tuttle, 3: Allie Nicholson, 2: Jane Hudson, Bow: Emmy Bateman
Fourth Varsity Eight `D’: Coxswain Chloe Sykes, Stroke: Maggie Bowman-Jones, 7: Chelsea Adams, 6: Lexi Katz, 5: Anna Fairs, 4: Paula Lewis, 3: Lyndsay Martini, 2: Mary Beth Greer, Bow: Taylor Leonard
Fifth Varsity Eight `E’: Coxswain Carly Levinstein, Stroke: Jill Hannink, 7: Anastasia Asher, 6: Ellie Biddle, 5: Allie Donini, 4: Ellie Stewart, 3: Dani Roques, 2: Dana Lueker, Bow: Marissa Patrick
Novice Eight: Coxswain Ashley Mehra, Stroke: Jill Hannink, 7: Anastasia Asher, 6: Sarah Ianni, 5: Courtney Guerette, 4: Ellie Stewart, 3: Ashley Gale, 2: Summer Harris-Jones, Bow: Marissa Patrick
Varsity Four `A’: Coxswain Colette Lucas-Conwell, Stroke: Chandler Lally, 3: Georgia Ratcliff, 2: Lizzy Youngling, Bow: Mackenzi Sherman
Varsity Four `B’: Coxswain Julia Roithmayr, Stroke: Shawna Sims, 3: Erin Briggs, 2: Sam Casto, Bow: Tessa Dikkers
Varsity Four `C’: Coxswain Chloe Sykes, Stroke: Ellen Pate, 3: Hannah Solis-Cohen, 2: Eliza Spilsbury, Bow: Jo Gurman
Varsity Four `D’: Coxswain Dylan MacDonald, Stroke: Kaitlin Fanikos, 3: Jennifer Reid, 2: Mackenzie Springer, Bow: Kameryn Corcoran
Varsity Four `E’: Coxswain Rachel Dick, Stroke: Karen Schulte, 3: Ali Zwicker, 2: Jane Hudson, Bow: Emmy Bateman
Varsity Four `F’: Coxswain Kelsey Hunt, Stroke: Kathryn Cook, 3: Kendall Mueller, 2: Grace Tuttle, Bow: Allie Nicholson
Varsity Four `G’: Coxswain Adi Hendlin, Stroke: Maggie Bowman-Jones, 3: Chelsea Adams, 2: Lexie Katz, Bow: Anna Fairs
Varsity Four `H’: Coxswain Jamie Schug, Stroke: Paula Lewis, 3: Lyndsay Martini, 2: Mary Beth Greer, Bow: Taylor Leonard