May 2, 2017

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia’s Varsity Four was named ACC Crew of the Week, the league office announced on Tuesday (May 2).

No. 12 Virginia defeated No. 3 Texas in the Varsity Four 7:27.1-7:31.8 on Saturday (April 29) to net the weekly honor. The winning crew consisted of coxswain Maria Zeris (Moorestown, N.J.), stroke Jo Gurman (Weston, Conn.), 3-seat Reilly White (Wyckoff, N.J.), 2-seat Toni Wiersma (Amsterdam, Netherlands) and bow Mackenzie Springer (Fairfax, Va.).

UVA aims for its eighth consecutive ACC rowing title and 17th overall at the 2017 ACC Rowing Championships on Sunday, May 14 on Lake Hartwell in Clemson, S.C. Preliminaries begin at 8:05 a.m. followed by the finals at 5:35 p.m. The preliminaries and finals will be available live on ACC Network Extra.