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April 21, 2015

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GREENSBORO, N.C.–The No. 4 Virginia rowing Varsity Four has been named ACC Crew of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday (April 21).

The Cavalier crew, consisting of coxswain Julia Roithmayr, Marijane Brennan, Maggie Bowman-Jones, Hannah Solis-Cohen and Ellen Pate, won three races and defeated nine ranked opponents at the Clemson Invitational this past weekend.

On Saturday morning (April 18), UVa took down No. 1 Ohio State, No. 12 Indiana, No. 15 Harvard-Radcliffe, No. 16 UCLA, Syracuse and Dartmouth in a time of 7:23.7.

In the afternoon, the Cavaliers defeated No. 14 Texas, UCLA, No. 19 Gonzaga, No. 20 Minnesota, Dartmouth and Cornell in 7:18.8, while on Sunday, Virginia finished first in 7:13.1, ahead of No. 10 Washington State, No. 18 Oregon State, Minnesota, Harvard-Radcliffe, Penn and Oklahoma.

It is the fourth time Virginia has earned the weekly honor. The UVa Varsity Eight has been recognized twice and the Second Varsity Eight has been honored once.

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