Oct. 23, 2016
BOSTON, Mass. – Virginia’s Varsity Eight finished fourth among collegiate boats in the Championship Eights at the 52nd Head of The Charles Sunday (Oct. 23).
UVA’s V8 finished sixth overall and its time of 17:00.574 placed fourth behind Yale (16:47.046), Brown (16:47.739) and Michigan (16:53.339) among collegiate boats. UVA’s Second Varsity Eight placed 14th overall and 12th among collegiate crews.
On Saturday, nine Cavalier alums, including assistant coach Kristine O’Brien, placed fourth in the Women’s Alumni Eight.
The Cavaliers continue their fall season at the Princeton Chase in Princeton, N.J., on Sunday, Oct. 30.
Virginia Lineups Varsity Eight: Coxswain Colette Lucas-Conwell, Stroke: Erin Briggs, 7: Taylor Leonard, 6: Georgia Ratcliff, 5: Heidi Long, 4: Ellen Pate, 3: Jane Hudson, 2: Alice Darry, Bow: Jo Gurman
Second Varsity Eight: Coxswain Izzi Weiss, Stroke: Allie Nicholson, 7: Anna Fairs, 6: Mackenzie Springer, 5: Morgan Rosts, 4: Evie Anguelov, 3: Shiann Gardner, 2: Isabella Strickler, Bow: Mackenzie King
Alumni Eight: Coxswain Katie Hilton, Stroke: Constance Duell, 7: Lindsay Shoop, 6: Kerry Shaffer, 5: Kristine O’Brien, 4: Meghan O’Leary, 3: Chrissie Monaghan, 2: Melanie Kok, Bow: Libby McCann