CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – University of Virginia rowers Lauren Benedict and Eva Frohnhofer have been invited to attend USRowing’s 2023 Under 23 National Team selection camps this summer. Athletes selected through the camps will represent Team USA at the 2023 World Rowing Under 23 Championships July 19-23 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Benedict will compete in the U23 Women’s Sculling Camp, held at the Oklahoma City High Performance Center under the direction of OKCHP Head Coach and High Performance Director Reilly Dampeer. The camp will select the women’s quadruple sculls crew that will represent the U.S. in Plovdiv.

Frohnhofer will participate in the U23 Women’s Sweep Selection Camp in Oklahoma City. Spearheaded by University of Oklahoma Women’s Head Coach Sarah Trowbridge, the camp  will select the women’s eight and women’s four with coxswain that will be heading to Bulgaria.

In 2022-23, Benedict and Frohnhofer helped Virginia to its 13th straight ACC championship. The duo was part of the ACC runner-up Varsity Eight, which placed 11th at the NCAA Championships.

The selection camps got underway earlier this month and run through July 7.