No. 3 Virginia Competes in ACC Championships This Weekend
May 13, 2015
|Â ACC Rowing Championships|
|Â Date||Â May 15-16, 2015 | Fri. – 6 p.m. | Sat. – 8:05 a.m.Â|
|Â Location||Â Lake Hartwell | Clemson, S.C.Â|
|Â Information||Â TwitterÂ | FacebookÂ | InstagramÂ | Championship Central|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.–The No. 3 Virginia rowing team looks to win its sixth-consecutive ACC title as the Cavaliers compete at the ACC Championships Friday-Saturday (May 15-16) on Lake Hartwell in Clemson, S.C.
Heats are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Friday with the Third Varsity Eight, followed by the Second Varsity Four, Varsity Four, Second Varsity Eight and Varsity Eight. It is the first year the conference regatta has been expanded to five events after having four events contested the previous 15 ACC regattas.
Finals are set for an 8:05 a.m. start Saturday and the action will be broadcast live on ESPN3.
Virginia has won five conference titles in a row and has won 14 of the 15 ACC regattas. The Cavaliers have captured 54 of the previous 60 events at the conference level. Virginia is seeded first in all five events this year and will row in the first heat of each event on Friday evening.
UVa is ranked No. 3 in the latest USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) national poll, while Syracuse is tabbed No. 16 and Notre Dame is No. 19. ACC newcomer Louisville is receiving votes in the poll.