CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia’s Lauren Benedict, Lauren Orr, Leia Till and ViVi Van Ingen have been invited to the 2022 Under 23 National Team Selection Camps this summer, USRowing announced Tuesday (May 17).
Athletes selected through the camp will represent the U.S. at the 2022 World Rowing Under 23 Championships July 25-30 in Varese, Italy.
Benedict will attend the Women’s Sculling Selection Camp, while Orr, Till and Van Ingen will attend the Women’s Sweep Selection Camp. In addition, Kate Kelly and Lily Jarrett are waitlisted for the selection camps.
The women’s sweep camp will take place at the University of Virginia under the direction of 14-time ACC Coach of the Year Kevin Sauer, UVA associate head coach Kelsie Chaudoin and Asiya Mahmud. The camp will select the women’s eight and women’s four with coxswain that will race in Italy.
Reilly Dampeer, Molly Hamrick, and Marc Oria will coach the women’s sculling camp, which will take place at the Oklahoma City High Performance Center in Oklahoma City. The camp will select the women’s quadruple sculls crew that will race in Varese.
Virginia recently captured is 12th consecutive ACC title. Benedict, Till, Van Ingen and Kelly were part of the ACC champion Varsity Eight, while Orr and Jarrett were part of the ACC champion Second Varsity Eight.
The four selection camps will begin between June 17-19 and run through July 10.