OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — The No. 7 Virginia rowing team capped a perfect weekend by winning all five of its races Sunday (March 14) at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational on Melton Hill Lake.
The Cavaliers topped Minnesota and Clemson in five events, and captured all 15 of their races in the two-day regatta.
“First of all, we are so grateful to be racing,” Virginia head coach Kevin Sauer said. “Second, our team showed incredible support and encouragement of each other. Third, we raced really well and I’m very proud of our team and how they have and are navigating everything. Many thanks to the University of Louisville and Oak Ridge Rowing Association for creating a great racing experience, and to all the teams here competing.”
On Sunday, UVA posted wins in the Varsity Eight (6:19.859), Varsity Four (7:10.632), Third Varsity Eight (6:37.890), Second Varsity Eight (6:29.500) and Second Varsity Four (7:13.750).
The Cavaliers return to action at the UVA Invite on March 26-27 at Rivanna Reservoir in Earlysville, Va.
Varsity Eight: 1. Virginia, 6:19.859, 2 Minnesota, 6:29.354, 3. Clemson, 6:35.860
Second Varsity Eight: 1. Virginia, 6:29.500, 2. Minnesota, 6:37.720, 3. Clemson, 6:48.940
Third Varsity Eight: 1. Virginia, 6:37.890, 2. Minnesota, 6:58.521, 3. Clemson, 7:05.740
Varsity Four: 1. Virginia, 7:10, 632, 2. Minnesota, 7:27.833, 3. Clemson, 7:36.182
Second Varsity Four: 1. Virginia, 7:13.750, 2. Minnesota, 7:33.455, 3. Clemson, 7:49.039
Varsity Eight: Coxswain Colette Glass, Stroke: Sonja Schlosser, 7: Abbie Bird, 6: Leia Till, 5: Sophia Kershner, 4: Katy Flynn, 3: Cate Porter, 2: Alli Terblanche, Bow: Lily Jarrett
Second Varsity Eight: Coxswain Gabby Grob, Stroke: Kate Kelly, 7: Tessa Otting, 6: Nicola Lawless, 5: Charlotte Quinn, 4: Lauren Orr, 3: Casey Martin, 2: Bianka Smeulders, Bow: Carrie Warner
Third Varsity Eight: Coxswain Nora Grabcheski, Stroke: Emiliana Geronimo, 7: Cameron Bentley, 6: Lindsay Barkett, 5: Casey Reed, 4: Eva Frohnhofer, 3: Parker Cuthbertson, 2: Liv Kimche, Bow: Elizabeth Kilgore
Varsity Four: Coxswain ViVi Van Ingen, Stroke: Jamey Bulloch, 3: Tahne Badenhorst, 2: Hailey Barnett, Bow: Grace Comerford
Second Varsity Four: Coxswain Janet Conklin, Stroke: Ailbhe O’Grady, 3. Beatrice Jones, 2: Larkin Brown, Bow: Lily Bernero