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April 3, 2015

 Virginia hosts the ACC/Big Ten Challenge and Navy
 Date  April 4, 2015 | 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.
 Location  Lake Monticello, Va. 
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.–The No. 4 Virginia rowing team hosts the ACC/Big Ten Challenge as well as Navy Saturday (April 4) on Lake Monticello.

Admission to the regatta is free of charge. Fans can follow race results on Twitter at @UVaRowing.

The Cavaliers will send out seven crews to compete in two sessions that are scheduled to start at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Virginia will host a boat dedication and senior recognition ceremony in between the two racing sessions at 11:30 a.m.

In the first session, UVa will face off against two-time defending NCAA Champion and top-ranked Ohio State, while No. 9 Michigan, Navy and Clemson will face off. In the afternoon session, the Cavaliers will race against Michigan and Navy, while the Buckeyes and Tigers will battle each other.

Last time out, the Cavaliers won 10 of 12 races at the Pac-12 Challenge in Redwood Shores, Calif., March 28-29. The UVa Second Varsity Eight was named the ACC Crew of the Week after posting three wins, including two against top-five competition, California and Stanford.

Next up, the Cavaliers will travel to Princeton, N.J., April 11 to race against Cornell, Harvard and Princeton.

Directions to Lake Monticello - 41 Ashlawn Blvd., Palmyra, VA

From East/West: Take I-64 to exit 129; go right on 616 for 6 miles. Then go right on 600 for 1.5 miles. Then go right on 618 for one mile to the Lake Monticello Gate on the left. The lake is 1/4 mile straight ahead.

From South: Take 29 north to I-64 to exit 129; go right on 616 for 6 miles. Then go right 600 for 1.5 miles. Then go right on 618 for one mile to the Lake Monticello Gate on the left. The lake is 1/4 mile straight ahead.

From North: Take 29 south to Rt. 250 (Richmond exit). Stay on 250 to I-64 East (Richmond). Take I-64 E. to exit 129; go right on 616 for 6 miles. Then go right on 600 for 1.5 miles. Then go right on 618 for one mile to the Lake Monticello. Gate on the left. The lake is 1/4 mile straight ahead.

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